Amulree

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Amulree
Amulree is located in Perth and Kinross
Amulree
Amulree
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56°30′27″N 3°48′18″W / 56.507424°N 3.805131°W / 56.507424; -3.805131Coordinates: 56°30′27″N 3°48′18″W / 56.507424°N 3.805131°W / 56.507424; -3.805131

Amulree (Scottish Gaelic: Àth Maol Ruibhe, 'Ford of [St.] Maelrubha') is a small hamlet in Perth and Kinross, Scotland. It lies in hilly country on the A822 road, 1 km (0.62 mi) east of Loch Freuchie in Strathbraan, 8 km (5.0 mi) west of Dunkeld and 10 km (6.2 mi) north of Crieff.[1] It lies close to the geographical centre of Scotland.[2]

Its parish church contains copies of records of the large number of people who stayed there prior to mass emigration – mostly to North Easthope, Canada – in the early 19th century. The church is linked with Aberfeldy Parish Church. A history "Amulree and its Church" was written by a resident Nancy Enniskillen in 1990. A notable minister was James McLagan. The river Braan flows past Amulree from Loch Freuchie.

Amulree and Strathbraan Church

Popular culture[edit]

Amulree is mentioned in the song Drover Road by the Western group Cowboy Celtic.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Pitlochry and Crieff", Ordnance Survey Landranger Map (B2 ed.), 2008, ISBN 0-319-22985-8
  2. ^ M., Munro, David (2006). Scotland : an encyclopedia of places & landscapes. Gittings, B. M. (Bruce M.), Royal Scottish Geographical Society. Glasgow: Collins. p. 19. ISBN 9780004724669. OCLC 225152110.
  3. ^ "The Drover Road to Amulree - Cowboy Celtic | Song Info". AllMusic. Retrieved 30 January 2019.