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Kingoodie, Perth and Kinross

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Kingoodie, Perth and Kinross

Kingoodie is a hamlet about 4 miles south west of Dundee, but in the region of Perth and Kinross, Scotland. The shore is easily accessible and close to the Firth of Tay. Quarries close to Kingoodie supplied the town with building stone for a number of centuries. This stone was important for the building of sea walls to protect the town from the tide and the harbour works. The population is approximately 60 people (as of 2009).
Administrative CountyPerth and Kinross
Traditional CountyPerthshire
OS GridNO3329
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Region
CountryScotland
Police AuthorityTayside
 

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

Kingoodie, vil. with small harbour, Longforgan par., SE. Perthshire, on Firth of Tay, 4 miles W. of Dundee; in the neighbourhood is a sandstone quarry.

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