Pluscarden  Moray


In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Pluscarden like this:

Pluscarden, in co. and 6 miles SW. of Elgin; P.O.; Pluscarden (or Pluscardine) Abbey, in valley of same name, was founded as a Cistercian house in 1230, and is now a well-preserved ruin; the Book of Plus-carden, an early history of Scotland, is supposed to have been written by a monk of the abbey about 1461.

Pluscarden through time

Pluscarden is now part of Moray district. Click here for graphs and data of how Moray has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Pluscarden itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Pluscarden in Moray | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 16th April 2024

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