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Inchture


Perth and Kinross

A village in the Carse of Gowrie, southeast Perth and Kinross, Inchture lies 8 miles (13 km) southwest of Dundee. Derived from the Gaelic Innis-tuir or island of the tower, there was little evidence of either when the village was rebuilt on the line of a new toll road in the early 19th Century. Until 1916 there was a horse-drawn tram link between the Dundee-Perth railway and Inchture from Inchture Station. To the north of Inchture is Rossie Priory, the home of the Kinnaird family one of whom, the Hon. Douglas Kinnaird, was banker and literary agent for Lord Byron.


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