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Pitcairngreen, Perth and Kinross

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Pitcairngreen, Perth and Kinross

Pitcairngreen is a small village in Perth and Kinross situated to the north of Almondbank which some people consider it to be part of. It lies around 4 miles northwest of Perth. The Village's layout was designed in 1786 to have a green at the centre of it by James Stobie factor to John Murray, the 4th Duke of Atholl. The presence of a village green is unusual for a Scottish village as these are more commonly associated with traditional English villages.
Post townPERTH
Administrative CountyPerth and Kinross
Traditional CountyPerthshire
OS GridNO0627
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Region
CountryScotland
Police AuthorityTayside
Fire and Rescue AuthorityTayside
Fire and Rescue AuthorityTayside
Ambulance AuthorityScottish
Dialling code01738
 

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

Pitcairn ~ Pitht A Chairn

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

Pitcairngreen, vil., Redgorton par., Perthshire, on river Almond, 4½ miles NW. of Perth; has bleachfields.

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