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Crieff

Classification and Statistics

Settlement Type: small town
Population (2001): 6579    
(1991): 6023
(1981): 5477
(1971): 5603
(1961): 5771
(1951): 5477
(1901): 5208
(Police Burgh)
(1881): 4469
(1871): 4027
(1861): 3903
(1851): 3824
(1831): 4786

Tourist Rating: Three Stars
Text of Entry Updated: 09-NOV-2013
Location

Latitude: 56.373°N Longitude: 3.8392°W
National Grid Reference: NN 865 216
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History
In February 1746 Prince Charles Edward Stuart held his last War Council in the old Drummond Arms Inn, Crieff, before marching to defeat at Culloden.

The oldest antiquity in the village is a 10th Century Celtic sculptured stone.


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