Fortingall, Perth and Kinross

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Fortingall is a village in Perth and Kinross

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Location and coordinates are for the approximate centre of Fortingall within this administrative area. Geographic features and populated places may cross administrative borders.

Fortingall in historic gazetteers

Gazetteer of the British Isles (Edinburgh: Bartholomew, 1887). John Bartholomew

Fortingall, par. and vil., with hotel, NW. Perthshire -- par., 196,683 ac., pop. 1690; vil., on river Lyon, 8 miles W. of Aberfeldy; P.O., T.O., called Fortingal; in the churchyard are remains of a great yew-tree supposed to be fully 3000 years old -- probably "the oldest specimen of vegetation in Europe;" in vicinity of vil. is a Roman camp; the par. (which includes the districts of Rannoch and Glenlyon) is wholly mountainous, with intersecting glens, lochs, and streams.

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