History, tourist information, and nearby accommodation
The parish church was built in 1804. Opposite the church is Echt Hall, the community hall, standing near the site of the 19th-century hiring fairs, where landowners selected labourers and servants for the forthcoming year.
Two miles away is Dunecht House, a mid-Victorian mansion built for the Earl of Crawford.
Address: Echt, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Attraction Type: Town
Location: At the junction of the B9119 and B977, three miles south of Dunecht
Photo Credit: Bill Harrison, licensed for reuse under the Creative Commons Licence
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Heritage Rated from 1- 5 (low-exceptional) on historic interest
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