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Glendoick, an estate, with a mansion, in Kinfauns parish, SE Perthshire, on the southern slope of the Sidlaws, 2 miles NNE of Glencarse station. It was purchased in 1726 by Robert Craigie (1685-1760), who became lord advocate in 1742, lord president of the court of session in 1754, and by whom the mansion was built. His descendant's widow, Mrs Craigie, holds 1016 acres in the shire, valued at £1798 per annum. Glendoick hamlet, in Errol parish, 1 mile S of Glendoick House, and 1 ¼ NE of Glencarse station, has a public school, and a post office under Perth.—Ord. Sur., sh. 48, 1868.

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