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Kincardine, Highland

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Kincardine, Highland

Kincardine or Kincardine-on-Forth is a small town located on the north shore of the Firth of Forth, in Fife, Scotland. The town was given the status of a Burgh of barony in 1663. It was at one time a reasonably prosperous minor port. The townscape retains many good examples of Scottish vernacular buildings from the 17th, 18th and early 19th centuries, although it was greatly altered during the construction of Kincardine Bridge in 1932-36. Kincardine Bridge runs south from Kincardine.
Post townALLOA
Administrative CountyHighland
Traditional CountyRoss-shire
OS GridNH6089
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Region
CountryScotland
Police AuthorityNorthern Scotland
Fire and Rescue AuthorityFife
Fire and Rescue AuthorityFife
Ambulance AuthorityScottish
Dialling code01259
Population3,035 (2001 census)
 

Kincardine, Highland in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Kincardine, par., N. Ross and Cromarty, 153,054 ac., pop. 1472; contains Ardgay vil., near Bonar Bridge ry. sta., 13¾ miles NW. of Tain.

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