Abernyte

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Abernyte
Abernyte is located in Perth and Kinross
Abernyte
Abernyte
 Abernyte shown within Perth and Kinross
Population 106 
OS grid reference NO258312
Council area Perth and Kinross
Lieutenancy area Perth and Kinross
Country Scotland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town PERTH
Postcode district PH14
Dialling code 01828
Police Scottish
Fire Scottish
Ambulance Scottish
EU Parliament Scotland
Scottish Parliament Perthshire North
Mid Scotland and Fife
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UK
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Coordinates: 56°28′01″N 3°12′21″W / 56.467068°N 3.205881°W / 56.467068; -3.205881

Abernyte[pronunciation?] is a small village in Perth and Kinross in Scotland.

The village lies roughly 2 miles (3.2 km) northwest of the former Inchture railway station, and around 7 miles (11 km) west of Dundee.[1]

Abernyte

The village has a heritage organisation, the Abernyte Heritage Group, which was formed in 1988. The group was formed by a mixture of longstanding residents and more recent arrivals to Abernyte and was part of a drive to maintain and celebrate the village's distinct local identity.[2] The group undertook an oral history project in 1996 which is now held at the archives at the University of Dundee.[2]

The history of Abernyte in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries is documented in Abernyte: The Quiet Revolution which was written by Dr Mary Young and the Abernyte Heritage Group and published in 2008.[3][4][5]

The Scottish Antique and Arts Centre lies around a quarter mile South of the village.

In 2001 the population was 106.

The village has a small school with 15 pupils[6] and church.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Profile for Abernyte
  2. ^ a b "MS 281 Abernyte Oral History Collection". Archive Services Online Catalogue. University of Dundee. Retrieved 14 July 2012. 
  3. ^ "Book Review". Retrieved 5 August 2011. 
  4. ^ "Abernyte Heritage Group". Archived from the original on 24 July 2011. Retrieved 5 August 2011. 
  5. ^ "Obituary Dr Mary Young". The Cumberland News. 26 February 2010. Retrieved 5 August 2011. 
  6. ^ "Abernyte Primary School". Perth and Kinross Council. Retrieved 5 March 2013. 
  7. ^ "Abernyte Church". Carse Churches. Retrieved 5 March 2013. 

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