Place:


Blair Atholl  Perthshire

 

In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Blair Atholl like this:

Blair-Athole, par. and vil., N. Perthshire, 35¼ miles NW. of Perth by rail, at confluence of Tilt and Garry -- par., 181,113 ac., pop. 1742; vil., pop. 346; P.O., T.O.; 1 Bank; is noted for the splendid mountain scenery amid which it is situated. Blair Castle, seat of the Duke of Athole, is adjacent; the grounds contain the oldest and largest larch trees in Scotland.

Blair Atholl through time

Blair Atholl is now part of Perth and Kinross district. Click here for graphs and data of how Perth and Kinross has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Blair Atholl itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Blair Atholl, in Perth and Kinross and Perthshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/16473

Date accessed: 19th October 2017


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