Daviot, Aberdeenshire

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This article is about the region in Scotland. For the writer Gordon Daviot, see Josephine Tey. For the village near Inverness, see Daviot, Highland.
The prehistoric stone circle at Loanhead of Daviot

Daviot (Gaelic: Deimhidh) is a village in Aberdeenshire. Theologian William Robinson Clark was born here.

Daviot has one of the best examples of Neolithic stone circles in the north east of Scotland, Loanhead of Daviot stone circle, which comprises 10 stones plus one recumbent stone. Other interesting features are the House of Daviot, a disused mental home recently bought and refurbished privately, a Schlumberger explosives facility (on a nearby hill), and the first GM crop field in Scotland.

In Daviot there is also a pub (The Smiddy Bar)

Daviot Website: www.daviot.org

Coordinates: 57°20′N 2°25′W / 57.333°N 2.417°W / 57.333; -2.417