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Findo Gask, Perth and Kinross

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Findo Gask, Perth and Kinross

Findo Gask is a small village in Perth and Kinross in Scotland, just off the main A9 road. It is in Strathearn, the valley of the River Earn. There are nearby remains associated with the Roman Road to the south and the Roman Frontier on the Gask Ridge. The area was associated with the family of Laurence Oliphant and his daughter, the songwriter Lady Nairne, was born there. During the Second World War, units of the Polish Army were stationed at Findo Gask Airfield (now disused).
Administrative CountyPerth and Kinross
Traditional CountyPerthshire
OS GridNO0020
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Region
CountryScotland
Police AuthorityTayside
 

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

Gask

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

Findo-Gask, par. and hamlet (ry. sta. Balgowan), Perthshire, --par., 5185 ac., pop. 364; hamlet, 2 miles SE. of sta. and 8 miles SW. of Perth; P.O., called Gask; the par. is traversed by a Roman road. See GASK.

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