Kirkton of Tough

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Kirkton of Tough, usually shortened to Tough (/ˈtʊx/ TUUKH), is a settlement in the Marr area of Aberdeenshire, Scotland at grid reference NJ615129. It is about 4 kilometres (2.5 mi) southeast of Alford and 143 kilometres (89 mi) from Edinburgh. Tough is where the Aberdeen Angus breed of cattle was first bred.[1][2]


  1. ^ "Tillyfour, Steading". Canmore. Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland. Retrieved 26 March 2013.
  2. ^ "Sign to Tillyfour Farm, Tough". Alford Image Library. Retrieved 26 March 2013.

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Coordinates: 57°12′19″N 2°38′20″W / 57.20525°N 2.63890°W / 57.20525; -2.63890