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KILSPINDIE [parish] Kilspindie
New Statistical Account
Old Statistical Account
Fullarton's Gazetteer of Scotland
Oliver and Boyd's Almanack
Ainslie's County Map dated 1789
Stobie's County Map
Johnston's County Map
086 ; 087 ; 098 ; 099 The parish of Kilspindie is in the Presbytery of Perth, Synod of Perth and Stirling. There were originally two parishes, Kilspindie and Rait; but at what period their union took place, has not been ascertained; it must have been prior to 1634. The walls of the Church of Rait are still standing.
The parish of Kilspindie is bounded on the west by two detached parts Nos.1 & 3 of Kinnoul Parish, by Scone Parish, and St. Martins parish; on the north and north east, by St. Martin's parish, by a detached part of Caputh parish and by Kinnaird parish; on the east by the parish of Errol and on the south by the parish of Kinfauns.
The parish lies partly in the Carse of Gowrie, and partly among the Sidlaw Hills, about halfway between Perth and Dundee. The general appearance of the ground is pleasing, and presents to the eye an agreeable variety of moor and cultivated land. Towards the southern extremity, the ground is flat; at about a quarter of a mile farther north, it rises with a slope, for two miles, till it reaches an elevation of more than 600 feet; intersected in three different places by the burns of Rait, Kilspindie, and Pitroddie. The remaining part has a northern aspect.
Agriculture is in a flourishing state and the system of
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