Place:


Coupar Angus  Perthshire

 

In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Coupar Angus like this:

Coupar-Angus, market town and par. with ry. sta., partly in Forfarshire but chiefly in Perthshire, near river Isla, 15¾ miles NE. of Perth, 63 miles N. of Edinburgh, and 79 miles NE. of Glasgow -- par., 4699 ac., pop. 2816; town, pop. 2154; P.O., T.O.; 3 Banks. Market-day, Thursday; has mfrs. of coarse linen fabrics. There are vestiges of an abbey, founded in 1164 upon the site of an old Roman camp.

Coupar Angus through time

Coupar Angus is now part of Perth and Kinross district. Click here for graphs and data of how Perth and Kinross has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Coupar Angus itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Coupar Angus, in Perth and Kinross and Perthshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/16935

Date accessed: 24th March 2019


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