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Killiecrankie, Perth and Kinross

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Killiecrankie, Perth and Kinross

Killiecrankie is a village in Perth and Kinross, Scotland on the River Garry. It lies at the Pass of Killiecrankie, by the A9 road which has been bypassed since 1986. The village is home to a power station forming part of the Tummel Hydro-Electric Power Scheme. Much of the riverbank is owned by the National Trust for Scotland.
Administrative CountyPerth and Kinross
Traditional CountyPerthshire
OS GridNN9162
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityTayside
Fire and Rescue AuthorityTayside
Fire and Rescue AuthorityTayside
Ambulance AuthorityScottish

Other names by which Killiecrankie, Perth and Kinross has been known in the past

Killicrankie ~ Killiecrankie Pass Of ~ Killikrankie

Killiecrankie, Perth and Kinross in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Killiecrankie, ry. sta., Moulin par., Perthshire, 3 miles SE. of Blair Athole; P.O., T.O.; the Pass of Killiecrankie, on river Garry, extends from Killiecrankie sta. 1½ mile SE. to Garry Bridge 2½ miles NW. of Pitlochry, and is traversed by the Great Highland Road (1732) and the Highland Ry. (1863); the battle of Killiecrankie (27th July 1689) was fought on the plain at the top of the Pass; in vicinity of sta. are Killiecrankie Cottage and Killiecrankie House.

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