Aldclune

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Coordinates: 56°45′07″N 3°48′19″W / 56.751826°N 3.805393°W / 56.751826; -3.805393

Aldclune
Scottish Gaelic: Allt Cluaine
Aldclune is located in Perth and Kinross
Aldclune
Aldclune
 Aldclune shown within Perth and Kinross
OS grid reference NN897637
Council area Perth and Kinross
Country Scotland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Police Scottish
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Ambulance Scottish
EU Parliament Scotland
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Aldclune is a village in Perth and Kinross, Scotland. It is situated on the A9 road, approximately 1.5 miles west of Blair Atholl, on the north bank of the River Garry.[1] At the eastern edge of the village is the site of the Battle of Killiecrankie, which took place in 1689 during the first Jacobite uprising.

Glen Garry, taken from Meall Uaine, looking past Killiecrankie and Auldclune towards Blair Atholl

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Braemar and Blair Atholl", Ordnance Survey Landranger Map (C2 ed.), 2008, ISBN 0-319-23119-4