St Anne's Church, Dowally
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Dowally is a village and parish in Perth and Kinross, Scotland. It lies 3 1⁄2 miles (5.6 km) north of Dunkeld on the A9 road.
The village has a parish church dedicated to St. Anne, it was constructed in 1818 and replaced a previous church which had been constructed around 1500 but fell into ruin by 1755.In 1861 the population was 486 by 1881 this had reduced to 431.
Perthshire, officially the County of Perth, is a historic county and registration county in central Scotland. Geographically it extends from Strathmore in the east, to the Pass of Drumochter in the north, Rannoch Moor and Ben Lui in the west, and Aberfoyle in the south; it borders the counties of Inverness-shire and Aberdeenshire to the north, Angus to the east, Fife, Kinross-shire, Clackmannanshire, Stirlingshire and Dunbartonshire to the south and Argyllshire to the west. It was a local government county from 1890 to 1930.
Dunkeld Cathedral is a Church of Scotland place of worship which stands on the north bank of the River Tay in Dunkeld, Perth and Kinross, Scotland. Built in square-stone style of predominantly grey sandstone, the cathedral proper was begun in 1260 and completed in 1501. It stands on the site of the former Culdee Monastery of Dunkeld, stones from which can be seen as an irregular reddish streak in the eastern gable.
Dunkeld and Birnam is a community council area and UK Census locality in Perth and Kinross, Scotland, consisting of two villages on opposite banks of the River Tay: the historic cathedral "city" of Dunkeld on the north bank, and Birnam on the south bank. The two were first linked by a bridge built in 1809 by Thomas Telford. The two places lie close to the Highland Boundary Fault, which marks the geological boundary between the Highlands and the Lowlands, and are frequently described as the "Gateway to the Highlands" due to their position on the main road and rail lines north. Dunkeld and Birnam share a railway station, Dunkeld & Birnam, on the Highland Main Line, and are about 24 kilometres (15 mi) north of Perth on what is now the A9 road.
The Diocese of Dunkeld was one of the 13 historical dioceses of Scotland preceding the abolition of Episcopacy in 1689.
Twynholm ( 'TWINE-um') is a village in Scotland. It is located 2 1⁄4 miles (3.6 km) north-northwest of Kirkcudbright and 4 1⁄2 miles (7.2 km) east of Gatehouse of Fleet on the main A75 trunk road. It is in the historic county of Kirkcudbrightshire, Dumfries and Galloway.
Amulree is a small hamlet in Perth and Kinross, Scotland. It lies in hilly country on the A822 road, 1 km (0.62 mi) east of Loch Freuchie in Strathbraan, 8 km (5.0 mi) west of Dunkeld and 10 km (6.2 mi) north of Crieff. It lies close to the geographical centre of Scotland.
The Dunkeld Lectern is a mediaeval lectern which was one of the most prized possessions of St Stephen's Church, St Albans. The 150 kg brass reading desk stood approximately 1.6 metres high and took the form of a large eagle with outspread wings with the bird perched on an orb supported by a turned shaft - an eagle lectern. Engraved on the orb was a Latin inscription - Georgius Creichton Episcopus Dunkeldensis.
Dull is a village in Perth and Kinross, Scotland. It is paired with Boring, Oregon. Bland, New South Wales, Australia, is also a member of the League of Extraordinary Communities established by Boring and Dull in 2013.
Alexander de Lawedre was for the last five months of his life Bishop of Dunkeld, where he had previously been Archdeacon.
WestPerthshire was a county constituency of the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom from 1885 to 1918. It elected one Member of Parliament (MP) by the first-past-the-post voting system.
Andrew Stewart was a 16th-century Scottish noble and cleric. He was the legitimate son of John Stewart, 1st Earl of Atholl and Eleanor Sinclair, daughter of William Sinclair, Earl of Orkney. His paternal grandmother was Joan Beaufort, former queen-consort of Scotland. Andrew chose an ecclesiastical career, held a canonry in Dunkeld Cathedral and was rector of Blair parish church, a church under the control of the earls of Atholl.
EastPerthshire was a county constituency of the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom from 1885 to 1918. It elected one Member of Parliament (MP) by the first past the post voting system.
Kilconquhar is a village and parish in Fife in Scotland. It includes the small hamlet of Barnyards. It is bounded by the parishes of Elie, Ceres, Cameron, St Monans, Carnbee, Newburn and Largo. It is approximately 9 miles from north to south. Much of the land is agricultural or wooded. The village itself is situated inland, north of Kilconquhar Loch. Also in the civil parish are Colinsburgh and Largoward, the latter since 1860 being a separate ecclesiastical parish.
Kilspindie is a village in Perth and Kinross, Scotland. It is situated on the Kilspindie burn, approximately 2 2⁄3 miles (4.3 km) northwest of Errol, 12 miles (19 km) west of Dundee centre and 6 1⁄2 miles (10.5 km) east of Perth. The village has an area of 6,500 acres (10.2 sq mi) of which 3500 acres are arable land and 200 acres are woodland, the local geology is mostly whinstone, amygdule and trap. Records show there was a chapel in the village since at least 1214 though the current church, the Kilspindie and Rait Parish Church, was built in 1670 and refurbished in 1938. The village previously housed the Kilspindie Castle which was demolished before 1670.
Grandtully is a small village in Perthshire, Scotland.
Bonkyl Church is a Church of Scotland kirk situated at grid reference5 miles northeast of Duns in the old county of Berwickshire. The nearest hamlet is Preston just over 2 miles to the south-west.
Caputh is a parish and village in Perth and Kinross, Scotland. It lies on the A984 Coupar Angus to Dunkeld road about 6 miles south-east of Dunkeld and 8 miles west of Coupar Angus.
Guay railway station, Dunkeld, Perth and Kinross, Scotland, was located near the hamlet of Guay next to the A9 road and close to the River Tay. The station stood on the old Inverness and Perth Junction Railway main line and lay 21 mi 36 chains from Perth and was some 95 miles south of Inverness.
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