Kinnaird, Gowrie

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Coordinates: 56°26′36″N 3°13′52″W / 56.443460°N 3.231087°W / 56.443460; -3.231087

Kinnaird
Kinnaird is located in Perth and Kinross
Kinnaird
Kinnaird
 Kinnaird shown within Perth and Kinross
OS grid reference NO242286
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
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EU Parliament Scotland
Scottish Parliament North Tayside
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Kinnaird Castle

Kinnaird (Scottish Gaelic: An Ceann Àrd, "high headland") is a village in Gowrie, Perthshire, Scotland.

It is notable for its 15th-century castle, restored heavily by then owner Mr. S. Stout in the 1960s, and beautiful early 19th century parish church.

In the 18th century, it was the home of the Reverend James Adams, who contributed to the Marrow Controversy in the church of Scotland.

It is also the birthplace of the philosopher James Mylne (1757-1839) who later taught moral philosophy at the University of Glasgow from 1797 to 1836 and also lectured on political economy.

The Threiplands of Fingask were a local Jacobite family.

The Carse of Gowrie in which the village is located, is a prosperous agricultural district of Perthshire.

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