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Abercairny
Location within Perth and Kinross
OS grid reference NN911224
Council area
Lieutenancy area
Country Scotland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town CRIEFF
Postcode district PH7
Dialling code 01764
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56°22′53″N3°45′55″W / 56.381300°N 3.765148°W / 56.381300; -3.765148 Coordinates: 56°22′53″N3°45′55″W / 56.381300°N 3.765148°W / 56.381300; -3.765148

Abercairny is an estate in the Scottish region of Perth and Kinross. It had the distinction of a short visit by Queen Victoria 12 September 1842, when she wished to see the mansion house, then under construction. The estate, owned by the Moray family since the 13th century, is located 4 miles east of Crieff. [1] [2] It is included in the Inventory of Gardens and Designed Landscapes in Scotland. [3]

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Perth and Kinross Council area of Scotland

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Milton of Abercairny at A85 road Milton of abercairny.jpg
Milton of Abercairny at A85 road

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References

  1. "Pitlochry and Crieff", Ordnance Survey Landranger Map (B2 ed.), 2008, ISBN   0-319-22985-8
  2. "Abercairney". The Gazetteer for Scotland . The Editors of The Gazetteer for Scotland. 1995–2008. Retrieved 9 Nov 2008.
  3. Historic Environment Scotland. "ABERCAIRNY (GDL00002)" . Retrieved 26 February 2019.