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Clunie, Perth and Kinross

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Clunie, Perth and Kinross

Clunie is a small settlement in Perthshire, Scotland, 4 miles west of Blairgowrie. It lies on the western shore of the Loch of Clunie. Near the village are the foundations of what is believed to have been be a castle used by Kenneth MacAlpin, the first king of Scotland, as a base for hunting in the nearby royal forest of Clunie. On a small island in the loch stand the remains of Clunie Castle, a tower house of the Bishops of Dunkeld.
Post townBLAIRGOWRIE
Administrative CountyPerth and Kinross
Traditional CountyPerthshire
OS GridNO1043
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Region
CountryScotland
Police AuthorityTayside
Fire and Rescue AuthorityTayside
Fire and Rescue AuthorityTayside
Ambulance AuthorityScottish
Dialling code01250
 

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

Cluaine

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

Clunie.-- par., NE. Perthshire, 5½ miles SW. of Blairgowrie, 11,678 ac. (294 water), pop. 582. On an islet in Clunie Loch are the ruins of Clunie Castle (1485-1514).

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