Madderty is a village in Strathearn, Perth and Kinross. It lies on the former railway line connecting Perth and Crieff. The Gask Ridge and its Roman road lie to the south and the remains of Inchaffray Abbey to the north.
Strathearn or Strath Earn is the strath of the River Earn, in Scotland. It extends from Loch Earn to the River Tay, and was bounded on the north by Atholl, north west by Breadalbane, south west by Menteith, south east by Fife, and on the east by Perthia. The region formed a traditional province of Scotland, and hence had a mormaer and then an Earl.
Perth and Kinross is one of the 32 council areas of Scotland and a Lieutenancy Area. It borders onto the Aberdeenshire, Angus, Argyll and Bute, Clackmannanshire, Dundee, Fife, Highland and Stirling council areas. Perth is the administrative centre. With the exception of a large area of south-western Perthshire, the council area mostly corresponds to the historic counties of Perthshire and Kinross-shire.
Perth is a city in central Scotland, on the banks of the River Tay. It is the administrative centre of Perth and Kinross council area and the historic county town of Perthshire. It has a population of about 47,180. Perth has been known as The Fair City since the publication of the story Fair Maid of Perth by Scottish writer Sir Walter Scott in 1828. During the later medieval period the city was also called St John's Toun or Saint Johnstoun by its inhabitants in reference to the main church dedicated to St John the Baptist. This name is preserved by the city's football teams, St Johnstone F.C.
Madderty is mentioned in a charter of about 1200, at which time there was a church dedicated to Saint Ethernan in the village.
The prominent agricultural zoologist Dr Daniel MacLagan FRSE (1904-1991) was born on Williamstone Farm here and later ran the farm.
Dr Daniel Stewart MacLagan FRSE FRES (1904–1991) was a 20th-century Scottish agricultural zoologist and entomologist. He was popularly known as Dan MacLagan.
Tayside was one of the nine regions used for local government in Scotland from 15 May 1975 to 31 March 1996. The region was named for the River Tay.
The Diocese of Dunkeld was one of the 13 historical dioceses of Scotland preceding the abolition of Episcopacy in 1689.
Meigle is a village in Strathmore, Scotland. It lies in the council area of Perth and Kinross in the Coupar Angus and Meigle ward. The nearest town is Forfar in neighbouring Angus. Other smaller settlements nearby are Balkeerie, Kirkinch and Kinloch. Meigle is accessed from the north and south via the B954 road. Meigle was included in the locality of Alyth for the 2001 Census when the population for the division was 167871.
Methven Junction railway station opened in 1866, following the extension of the already existing Perth, Almond Valley and Methven Railway line which terminated in the village of Methven to the north. This new line, operated by the Crieff and Methven Junction Railway continued westwards from this junction through Balgowan, Madderty, Abercairney, Innerpeffray and finally, Crieff. Following the closure of Methven Station on 27 September 1937, Methven Junction was renamed 'Methven Junction Halt' until its own closure as a passenger station on 1 October 1951.
Inchaffray Abbey was situated by the village of Madderty, midway between Perth and Crieff in Strathearn, Scotland. The only traces now visible are an earth mound and some walls on rising ground which once formed an island where the abbey once stood.
Meikleour, pronounced, is a village in Perth and Kinross, Scotland. Approximately twelve miles north of Perth and four miles south of Blairgowrie, it is home to the Meikleour Beech Hedges, the tallest and longest hedge in the world.
Kinrossie is a linear village in the Perth and Kinross area of Scotland. It is less than a mile south off the A94 road, 8 miles (13 km) from Perth and 6 miles (9.7 km) from Coupar Angus.
Glenfarg is a small village in the Ochil Hills in the county of Perth and Kinross, central Scotland. Until 14 June 1964, the village had a railway station on the main line between Perth and Edinburgh via Kinross. Although not recommended for closure under the Beeching Axe, the line nevertheless closed to passengers and freight on 5 January 1970, resulting in slower passenger services to Perth via longer routes. The former railway line is now the route of the M90 motorway, which runs along the eastern periphery of the village. At its peak, the village became a popular holiday destination, boasting 4 hotels. Services in the village include a church, small shop, tennis courts, riding school and a primary school with nursery.
The River Whitewater rises at springs near Bidden Grange Farm between Upton Grey and Greywell in Hampshire, England. It flows northeast and is a tributary of the River Blackwater near Swallowfield. Its headwaters flow over chalk and there is little pollution making the River Whitewater rich in wildlife. It was noted on Jansson's map of Hampshire of 1646.
Dêrub is a village in the Tibet Autonomous Region of China. It lies at an altitude of 4,302 metres. The village has a population of about 14.
Guzew is a village in the administrative district of Gmina Gąbin, within Płock County, Masovian Voivodeship, in east-central Poland. It lies approximately 5 kilometres (3 mi) south-west of Gąbin, 21 km (13 mi) south of Płock, and 91 km (57 mi) west of Warsaw.
Located on one site in south east Perth, Scotland, HM Prison Perth is a prison that houses short term adult male prisoners. A maximum security establishment which also houses fine defaulters and those on remand from the courts of Angus, City of Dundee, Perth and Kinross and the northern part of Fife. There is also a secure unit for Category A prisoners who are serving sentences of up to life imprisonment. The prison has a national unit that houses disruptive prisoners, where intensive staff/prisoner interaction occurs.
Długochorzele is a village in the administrative district of Gmina Prostki, within Ełk County, Warmian-Masurian Voivodeship, in northern Poland. It lies approximately 5 kilometres (3 mi) west of Prostki, 14 km (9 mi) south of Ełk, and 124 km (77 mi) east of the regional capital Olsztyn.
Glencarse is a village in the Scottish council area of Perth and Kinross.
Strathearn Community Campus is a complex including the replacement building for the original Crieff High School in Crieff, Scotland. This, one of the eleven secondary schools administered by Perth & Kinross Council, is a six-year comprehensive school offering a full range of courses leading to national certification from the Scottish Qualification Authority.
Murthly is a village in Perth and Kinross, Scotland. It is located on the south bank of the River Tay, 7 kilometres (4.3 mi) south-east of Dunkeld, and 15 kilometres (9.3 mi) north of Perth. Perth District Asylum, later known as Murthly Hospital, was opened in the village on 1 April 1864 for 'pauper lunatics'. It was the second district asylum to be built in Scotland under the terms of the 1857 Lunacy (Scotland) Act. It closed in 1984 and was later demolished. A stone circle is located within the village, in the former grounds of the hospital. The village formerly had a railway station on the Perth and Dunkeld Railway.
Collace is a parish in Perthshire, Scotland, lying 8 miles north-east of Perth, in the Carse of Gowrie district. The parish boundary includes the neighbouring villages of Kinrossie and Saucher.
Tullibardine is a location in Perth and Kinross, Scotland, which gives its name to a village, a castle, and a grant of nobility.
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