Kinnoull

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Kinnoull
Gannochy duck pond.jpeg
Kinnoull's Gannochy duck pond in 2019
Kinnoull is located in Perth and Kinross
Kinnoull
Kinnoull
Location within Perth and Kinross
OS grid referenceNO1224
Council area
Lieutenancy area
CountryScotland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townPERTH
Postcode districtPH2
Dialling code01738
PoliceScotland
FireScottish
AmbulanceScottish
UK Parliament
Scottish Parliament
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UK
Scotland
56°24′11″N 3°25′05″W / 56.403°N 3.418°W / 56.403; -3.418Coordinates: 56°24′11″N 3°25′05″W / 56.403°N 3.418°W / 56.403; -3.418

Kinnoull is a residential area of Perth, Scotland, approximately half a mile east of the city centre, above the eastern banks of the River Tay.

The main access roads to Kinnoull from the centre of Perth are Strathmore Street (the A94) and Muirhall Road, both in Bridgend.

Buildings[edit]

The area is largely residential. It also the home of St Mary's Monastery, which was established in 1869 as the first Roman Catholic monastery to be built in Scotland since the Reformation.[1]

Sport[edit]

Kinnoull has its own bowling club and adjacent tennis clubs, both established in 1887[2] and located on Muirhall Terrace.[3] The tennis club received a Clubmark accreditation in November 2009.

Perth Doo'cot Cricket Club was established in 2012.[4] It plays its home fixtures at Perth Doo'cot Park, on Pitcullen Crescent, which was created by A.K. Bell in 1925. Its season runs from mid-May to the end of August.[2]

Perth Archery Club, which is also based at Doo'cot Park, was founded in 2010.[5]

Duck pond[edit]

Gannochy duck pond is located at the junction of Annat and Dupplin Roads. (Dupplin Road is named for Viscount Dupplin, the early name of Thomas Hay, 9th Earl of Kinnoull.) In addition to its main inhabitants, it is home to mute swans.[2]

Notable people[edit]

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "History". St. Mary's Kinnoull. Retrieved 19 July 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ a b c The Gannochy Estate Newsletter, Summer 2020
  3. ^ Perth Bowling at City-Visitor.com
  4. ^ Perth Doo'cot Cricket Club logo - https://www.perthdoocotcc.co.uk/
  5. ^ Perth Archery Club's website