Rhynd

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Rhynd
Rhynd is located in Perth and Kinross
Rhynd
Rhynd
Rhynd shown within Perth and Kinross
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CountryScotland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townPERTH
Postcode districtPH2
Dialling code01738
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56°21′53″N 3°21′58″W / 56.364775°N 3.366145°W / 56.364775; -3.366145Coordinates: 56°21′53″N 3°21′58″W / 56.364775°N 3.366145°W / 56.364775; -3.366145
The "K3" telephone box at Rhynd

Rhynd (About this soundlisten ) is a hamlet in Perth and Kinross, Scotland. It is located 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) south-east of Perth, on the south side of the River Tay.

The parish church was built in 1842, and replaced an earlier church at Easter Rhynd, 3 kilometres (1.9 mi) to the south-east, where the churchyard can still be seen.[1] The village has an unusual "K3" telephone box, a concrete variant of the more common "K2", which is protected as a category A listed building as the only surviving example in Scotland.[2] The 16th-century Elcho Castle, built by the Wemyss family, lies 1 kilometre (0.62 mi) to the north, and is now in the care of Historic Environment Scotland.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Haynes, Nick (2000). Perth & Kinross: an illustrated architectural guide. Architectural guides to Scotland. 24. Edited by Charles McKean. Rutland Press. p. 46. ISBN 9781873190128.
  2. ^ Historic Environment Scotland. "RHYND VILLAGE, K3 TELEPHONE KIOSK (LB17718)". Retrieved 11 January 2019.
  3. ^ "Elcho Castle". Historic Environment Scotland. Retrieved 11 January 2019.