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Forteviot, Perth and Kinross

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Forteviot, Perth and Kinross

Forteviot is a village in Strathearn, Scotland on the south bank of the River Earn between Dunning and Perth. It lies in the council area of Perth and Kinross. The population in 1991 was 160. The present village was rebuilt in the 1920s by John Alexander Dewar, 1st Baron Forteviot of the Dewar's whisky family.
Post townPerth
Administrative CountyPerth and Kinross
Traditional CountyPerthshire
OS GridNO0517
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityTayside
Fire and Rescue AuthorityTayside
Fire and Rescue AuthorityTayside
Ambulance AuthorityScottish
Dialling code01764

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

Forteviot, par. and vil. with ry. sta., in co. and 7 miles SW. of Perth, 7785 ac., pop. 618; P.O. The vil. adjoins the site of an ancient town of the same name, a capital first of the Picts and then (843) of the Scots.

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