Abernethy, Perth an Kinross

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Abernethy
Across fields to Abernethy - geograph.org.uk - 157440.jpg
The veelage o Abernethy
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Population945 [1] (2001 census)
est. 1,350[2] (2006)
OS grid referenceNO189163
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Sovereign stateUnitit Kinrick
Post tounPERTH
Postcode destrictPH2 9xx
Diallin code01738 85
PoliceScots
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EU PairlamentScotland
UK Pairlament
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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.

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  1. "Comparative Population Profile: Abernethy Locality". Scotland's Census Results Online. 29 Apryle 2001. Archived frae the original on 19 Mey 2011. Retrieved 31 August 2008. Unknown parameter |deadurl= ignored (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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