Caputh, Perth and Kinross

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Caputh
Caputh is located in Perth and Kinross
Caputh
Caputh
Caputh shown within Perth and Kinross
OS grid reference NO088400
Council area
Lieutenancy area
Country Scotland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town BLAIRGOWRIE
Postcode district PH13
Dialling code 01828
Police Scottish
Fire Scottish
Ambulance Scottish
EU Parliament Scotland
UK Parliament
Scottish Parliament
List of places
UK
Scotland
56°32′35″N 3°29′05″W / 56.543115°N 3.484786°W / 56.543115; -3.484786Coordinates: 56°32′35″N 3°29′05″W / 56.543115°N 3.484786°W / 56.543115; -3.484786

Caputh[pronunciation?] is a parish and village in Perth and Kinross, Scotland. It lies on the A984 Coupar Angus to Dunkeld road about 6 miles south-east of Dunkeld and 8 miles west of Coupar Angus.[1]

It stands on the River Tay.[2]

Caputh in the Winter

The parish includes the East Cult standing stones.[3]

A 120m wide cairn, known as Cairnmore, was removed to facilitate farming in the 19th century but Roman remains still exist at Inchtuthill and at Cleaven Dyke where the remains of a small fort are still evidenced.[4]

Education

The village has a primary school - Glendelvine Primary School[5] built in 1876.

Notable Persons

From 1869 to 1893 Rev Theodore Marshall was minister of Caputh. In 1908 he was elected Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland. He died during his year in office.

See also

References

  1. ^ "Blairgowrie & Forest of Alyth", Ordnance Survey Landranger Map (B2 ed.), 2008, ISBN 0-319-23121-6
  2. ^ http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/sct/PER/Caputh
  3. ^ http://www.stravaiging.com/history/ancient/site/east-cult-standing-stones
  4. ^ http://www.scottish-places.info/parishes/parhistory495.html
  5. ^ http://www.glendelvine.org.uk


Retrieved from "https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Caputh,_Perth_and_Kinross&oldid=873150472"
This content was retrieved from Wikipedia : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Caputh,_Perth_and_Kinross
This page is based on the copyrighted Wikipedia article "Caputh, Perth and Kinross"; it is used under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License (CC-BY-SA). You may redistribute it, verbatim or modified, providing that you comply with the terms of the CC-BY-SA