Place:


Foss  Perthshire

 

In 1882-4, Frances Groome's Ordnance Gazetteer of Scotland described Foss like this:

Foss, a hamlet and a quoad sacra parish in Dull parish, Perthshire. The hamlet stands near the right bank of the river Tummel, 1½ mile WSW of the head of Loch Tummel, and 12 miles W of its post-town, Pitlochry. It has a fair on the second Tuesday of March, old style. Foss House, ¾ mile nearer the loch, is a seat of Sir Robert Menzies, Bart. ...


of Castle-Menzies. The parish, constituted by ecclesiastical authority in 1830, by civil authority in 1845, is in the presbytery of Weem and synod of Perth and Stirling; its minister's stipend is £120. Pop. (1871) 270, (1881) 226.—Ord. Sur., sh. 55,1869.

Foss through time

Foss 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 Foss itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/22110

Date accessed: 16th December 2017


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