We use technical and marketing cookies, our own and those from third parties. If you continue browsing this website, you are accepting our cookies policy. To find out more about our cookies policy readmore

Check Availability

21-01-2019
22-01-2019

Kinneff holiday accommodation

  • Latitude: 56.8644° N Longitude: 2.2379° W
  • Postcode DD10  
  • WOEID 25275

Kinneff, Kincardineshire Between Inverbervie and Dunnottar the main road to the north passes through the united parishes of Kinneff and Catterline. Kinneff a special niche in Scottish history, for it was the place where, during the Cromwellian occupation, the Honours of Scotland, the regalia consisting of the crown, sceptre, and sword of state were safely concealed beneath the pulpit of an ancient parish church and denied to the usurping power of the Commonwealth soldiery.

That church survived into the first quarter of the 18th century It was described as ‘a very old fabric, the walls there of being supported by eight strong butrishes of stone and the roof by pillars of wood so that probably it is the oldest country church presently possessed and in use of any in Scotland.

But unfortunately, it was demolished and superseded in 1738 by the present old parish church. where the visitors’ book bears witness to the hundreds of pilgrims who view the memorials within it to the Rev. James Grainger, the parish minister who buried the regalia, and to Sir George Ogilvy of Barras, who as Governor of Dunnottar castle, had discharged his trust by denying the honours to the invader.

Kinneff Map

Print Email

0.0/5 from 0 ratings.
Rating Summary

Write the first review!

More to share? (Optional)

..%
No description
  • Size:
  • Type:
  • Preview:
Sign up to our newsletter and more

Kinneff Weather

Partly Cloudy
Kinneff

Partly Cloudy

Wind: 14.48 km/h

1°C

  • 03 Jan 2019

    Mostly Sunny 3°C -1°C

  • 04 Jan 2019

    Partly Cloudy 6°C 0°C

Latest Events

No events
X

© 2018 All The Seasons

No right click available