Kintore, Aberdeenshire

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The Town House, Kintore

Kintore (Gaelic: Ceann Tòrr) is a town and former royal burgh near Inverurie in Aberdeenshire, Scotland, now bypassed by the A96 road between Aberdeen and Inverness. The name Kintore comes from the Gaelic, Ceann-an-torr. Ceann means the head, or the end, and Torr means a round hill. So the name signifies that the town was at the head or end of a round hill. This probably refers to Tuach Hill to the south of the town.

Coordinates: 57°14′10″N 2°20′46″W / 57.23604°N 2.34621°W / 57.23604; -2.34621