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Damhead, Fifeshire

Historical Description

DAMHEAD, a village, in the parish of ARNGASK, counties of FIFE, KINROSS, and PERTH, 5 miles (S. W.) from Abernethy; containing 138 inhabitants, of whom 56 are in the Fifeshire, 24 in the Kinross-shire, and 58 in the Perthshire, portion. This village is situated in the central part of the parish, and in the vale through which the great north road passes, leading from Edinburgh to Aberdeen by way of Perth. A sub-post-office was established here in 1838, in connexion with the post-offices of Kinross and Bridge-of-Earn.

Transcribed from A Topographical Dictionary of Scotland, 1851 by Samuel Lewis