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Banchory (Banchry, from Scottish Gaelic: Beannchar) is a burgh or town in Aberdeenshire, Scotland. [1]

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Aberdeen (Aiberdeen,; Obar Dheathain; Aberdonia) is Scotland's third most populous city, one of Scotland's 32 local government council areas and the United Kingdom's 37th most populous built-up area, with an official population estimate of 196,670 for the city of Aberdeen and for the local authority area.

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Aberdeenshire (Siorrachd Obar Dheathain) is one of the 32 council areas of Scotland.

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Aberdeenshire West (Scottish Parliament constituency)

Aberdeenshire West is a constituency of the Scottish Parliament (Holyrood).

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Air Training Corps

The Air Training Corps (ATC) is a British volunteer-military youth organisation, sponsored by the Ministry of Defence and the Royal Air Force.

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Ballater (Scottish Gaelic: Bealadair) is a burgh in Aberdeenshire, Scotland on the River Dee, immediately east of the Cairngorm Mountains.

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Banchory Academy

Banchory Academy is a secondary school serving Banchory, Scotland and surroundings, including the neighbouring communities of Raemoir, Crathes, Strachan, Drumoak, Durris, Inchmarlo and Glassel.

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Banchory Ternan East Church

Banchory Ternan East Parish Church is a congregation of the Church of Scotland, a member of the Presbyterian Church.

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Bangor, County Down

Bangor is a large town in County Down, Northern Ireland.

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A burgh was an autonomous municipal corporation in Scotland and Northern England, usually a town, or toun in Scots.

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Catholic Church

The Catholic Church, also known as the Roman Catholic Church, is the largest Christian church, with more than 1.299 billion members worldwide.

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Church of Scotland

The Church of Scotland (The Scots Kirk, Eaglais na h-Alba), known informally by its Scots language name, the Kirk, is the national church of Scotland.

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Crathes Castle

Crathes Castle (pronounced) is a 16th-century castle near Banchory in the Aberdeenshire region of Scotland.

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Cricket Scotland

Cricket Scotland, formerly known as the Scottish Cricket Union, is the governing body of the sport of cricket in Scotland.

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Drum Castle

Drum Castle is a castle near Drumoak in Aberdeenshire, Scotland.

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Glen O'Dee Hospital

Glen O' Dee Hospital is situated in the west end of Banchory, Aberdeenshire, Scotland.

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Golf course

A golf course is the grounds where the game of golf is played.

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Granite is a common type of felsic intrusive igneous rock that is granular and phaneritic in texture.

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James Scott Skinner

James Scott Skinner (5 August 1843 – 17 March 1927) was a Scottish dancing master, violinist, fiddler, and composer.

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John Macqueen Cowan

John Macqueen Cowan FRSE CBE (1892-1960) was a prominent Scottish botanist in the mid 20th century.

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Kincardineshire, also known as the Mearns (from A' Mhaoirne meaning "the Stewartry"), is a historic county, registration county and lieutenancy area on the coast of northeast Scotland.

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Kinneskie Road drill hall, Banchory

The Kinneskie Road drill hall is a former military installation near Banchory, Scotland.

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National Trust for Scotland

The National Trust for Scotland for Places of Historic Interest or Natural Beauty, commonly known as the National Trust for Scotland (Urras Nàiseanta na h-Alba) is a Scottish conservation organisation.

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Ninian is a Christian saint first mentioned in the 8th century as being an early missionary among the Pictish peoples of what is now Scotland.

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Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland (Tuaisceart Éireann; Ulster-Scots: Norlin Airlann) is a part of the United Kingdom in the north-east of the island of Ireland, variously described as a country, province or region.

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The Picts were a tribal confederation of peoples who lived in what is today eastern and northern Scotland during the Late Iron Age and Early Medieval periods.

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River Dee, Aberdeenshire

The River Dee (Uisge Dhè) is a river in Aberdeenshire, Scotland.

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Royal Deeside Railway

The Royal Deeside Railway was formed in 1996 with the intention of reclaiming part of the former branch line from Aberdeen to Ballater, constructed between 1853 and 1856 by the Deeside Railway company and closed by British Railways in 1966.

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Royal Regiment of Scotland

The Royal Regiment of Scotland is the senior and only Scottish line infantry regiment of the British Army Infantry.

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Salmon is the common name for several species of ray-finned fish in the family Salmonidae.

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Scolty Hill

Scolty Hill is a small hill south of the Deeside town, Banchory.

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Scottish Episcopal Church

The seven dioceses of the Scottish Episcopal Church (Eaglais Easbaigeach na h-Alba) make up the ecclesiastical province of the Anglican Communion in Scotland.

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Scottish Gaelic

Scottish Gaelic or Scots Gaelic, sometimes also referred to simply as Gaelic (Gàidhlig) or the Gaelic, is a Celtic language native to the Gaels of Scotland.

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Scottish Reformation

The Scottish Reformation was the process by which Scotland broke with the Papacy and developed a predominantly Calvinist national Kirk (church), which was strongly Presbyterian in outlook.

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State school

State schools (also known as public schools outside England and Wales)In England and Wales, some independent schools for 13- to 18-year-olds are known as 'public schools'.

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Saint Ternan (fifth century?) is venerated as the "Bishop of the Picts." Not much is known of his life.

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Water of Feugh

The Water of Feugh is a stream in Aberdeenshire that is the largest tributary to the River Dee.

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West Aberdeenshire and Kincardine (UK Parliament constituency)

West Aberdeenshire and Kincardine is a county constituency of the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (Westminster), which elects one Member of Parliament (MP) by the first past the post system of election.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Banchory

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