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Kincardine O'Neil is located in Aberdeenshire
Kincardine O'Neil
Kincardine O'Neil
Location within Aberdeenshire
Population338 (2010) [1]
OS grid referenceNO592997
Cooncil area
Lieutenancy area
Sovereign stateUnitit Kinrick
Post tounAboyne
Postcode destrictAB34
Diallin code013398
EU PairlamentScotland
UK Pairlament
Scots Pairlament
Leet o places
57°05′13″N 2°40′26″W / 57.086934°N 2.673993°W / 57.086934; -2.673993Coordinates: 57°05′13″N 2°40′26″W / 57.086934°N 2.673993°W / 57.086934; -2.673993

Kinker (Inglis: Kincardine O'Neil Scots Gaelic: Cinn Chàrdainn) is a village in Aiberdeenshire, Scotland. It is situatit atween the toons o Abyne an Banchry, aboot 25 mile wast o Aiberdeen aside the River Dee.

It wis makit a conservation airt in 1978. The Deeside Wey passes throu the village.

The Auld Toll Hoose at Kinker.

Historie[eedit | eedit soorce]

Sin auncient times there wis a crossin o the Dee at Kinker.[1] Locations o the Dee crossin alang wi alinement o auncient trackweys makit the airt a guid place fur castles an aerlie settlers. In the airt o Kinker the Middle Ages trackweys til the sooth had a particular influence on development in an aroon Kinker and Abyne Castle.[2]

In the 19t yearhunner the Deeside Railwey didnae gae throu the village, makin expaunsion difficult. Bi 1895 the population o the village exceedit 200.[3] Maist o the extant biggins wis biggt in the 19t yearhunner.[citation needit]

The village wis umwhile kent as Eaglais Iarach (Kirk o Saunt Iarchadh) in Scots Gaelic.[4]

The Esker Spirits distillery is based on the Kinker estate.[5]

Sister cities[eedit | eedit soorce]

Line notes[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Kincardine O'Neil historical profile
  2. Hogan, 2007
  3. Mackintosh, 1895
  4. Mac an Tàilleir, Iain. "Ainmean-Àite - K-O" (PDF). The Scottish Parliament. Archived frae the original (PDF) on 4 November 2020. Retrieved 3 November 2020.

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