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Logierait, Perth and Kinross

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Logierait, Perth and Kinross

Logierait (Scottish Gaelic: Lag an Ratha - 'Hollow of the Fort/Enclosure') is a village and parish in Atholl, Scotland. It is situated at the confluence of the rivers Tay and Tummel, 0.5 kilometres west of the A9 road in Perth and Kinross. It was the birthplace of the sociologist Adam Ferguson (1723–1816), and the Canadian politicians John McIntosh (1796–1853) and Alexander Mackenzie (1822–1892), Canada's second Prime Minister.
Post townPITLOCHRY
Administrative CountyPerth and Kinross
Traditional CountyPerthshire
OS GridNN9751
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Region
CountryScotland
Police AuthorityTayside
Fire and Rescue AuthorityTayside
Fire and Rescue AuthorityTayside
Ambulance AuthorityScottish
Dialling code01796
 

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

Lag An Rath

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

Logierait, par. and vil., Perthshire - par. (comprising a main body and 5 detached sections), 37,799 ac., pop. 2323; vil., on river Tay, near the influx of the Tummel, ¾ mile W. of Ballinluig sta., which is 8 miles NW. of Dunkeld; P.O.; Logierait was long the seat of the Athole family's regality courts, and had a large court-hall, and a prison, from which Rob Roy escaped in 1717; on a neighbouring eminence is a Celtic cross (1866) to the sixth Duke of Athole.

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