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Inchyra

A historical perspective, drawn from the Ordnance Gazetteer of Scotland: A Survey of Scottish Topography, Statistical, Biographical and Historical, edited by Francis H. Groome and originally published in parts by Thomas C. Jack, Grange Publishing Works, Edinburgh between 1882 and 1885.

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Inchyra, a village and a mansion in a detached section of Kinnoull parish, SE Perthshire. The village stands on the left bank of the river Tay, 1 mile SW of Glencarse station on the Dundee and Perth section of the Caledonian, and 5 miles ESE of Perth. It has a good harbour, which admits vessels of considerable burden, and a ferry communicating with Fingask in Rhynd parish. Inchyra House, ¾ mile N by E of the village, is a handsome edifice in the Grecian style, with finely wooded grounds.—Ord. Sur., sh. 48, 1868.

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