Abernethy, Perth an Kinross

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Abernethy
Across fields to Abernethy - geograph.org.uk - 157440.jpg
The veelage o Abernethy
Abernethy is locatit in Perth and Kinross
Abernethy
Abernethy
Location within Pairth an Kinross
Population945 [1] (2001 census)
est. 1,350[2] (2006)
OS grid referenceNO189163
Cooncil aurie
Lieutenancy aurie
KintraScotland
Sovereign stateUnitit Kinrick
Post tounPERTH
Postcode destrictPH2 9xx
Diallin code01738 85
PoliceScots
FireScots
AmbulanceScots
EU PairlamentScotland
UK Pairlament
Scots Pairlament
List of places
UK
Scotland
56°19′59″N 3°18′42″W / 56.33302°N 3.31163°W / 56.33302; -3.31163Coordinates: 56°19′59″N 3°18′42″W / 56.33302°N 3.31163°W / 56.33302; -3.31163

Abernethy (Scots Gaelic: Obar Neithich) is a veelage in Perth an Kinross, Scotland, situatit 8 mi (13 km) sooth-east o Perth. It haes ane o Scotland's twa survivin Erse-style roond touers (the ither is at Brechin, Angus; baith are in the care o Historic Environment Scotland). The touer stand 74 ft (23 m) heich, an it is possible tae climb tae the tap, uisin a modren metal spiral staircase (the touer oreeginally haed several firthen floors linkit bi ladders). The touer wis evidently built in twa stages (shawn bi a chynge in the masonry), an probably dates tae the 11t-early 12t centuries.[3]

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1.^ The foondation o Abernethy is tae be foond in the Pictish Chronicle an links it tae Nechtan Morbet. Housomeivver, it mey hae been Nechtan nepos Uerb, an the later Nechtan mac Der-Ilei mey hae been ramfeeselt wi the previous twa.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Comparative Population Profile: Abernethy Locality". Scotland's Census Results Online. 2001-04-29. Archived frae the oreeginal on 2011-05-19. Retrieved 2008-08-31. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  2. General Register Office for Scotland Archived 2008-09-30 at the Wayback Machine.
  3. Abernethy Round Tower at Historic Scotland


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