List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
ST MACKESSOG'S CHURCH (Ruins of Old Parish Church) Church (Ph. [Parish] Ruins of) Mr. Reid
Col. [Colonel] Hunter
Alexander McGlashen
108 This old parish church is Situated between Auchterarder and Auchterarder House, about a quarter of a mile South from the latter, and on the eastern side of the main road, nothing earlier than A.D. 1200 is known concerning this ruin
It was dedicated to St. Mackessog. It is of a rectangular shape. The four walls and one partition are the only remains. The highest part of this ruin is about 25 feet.
The present parish church is in the town of Auchterarder.

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County of Perth. Ph. [Parish] of Auchterarder. 25 Inch sheet 108 plan 14

The new Statistical Account is wrong in giving St. Mungo as the dedicatory name of this church. Mr. Reid, Solicitor, Auchterarder, has a
Charter in which the church at Auchterarder is mentioned as being dedicated to St. Mackessog and the one at Aberuthven to St. Kattan.
The present parish church is in the town of Auchterarder

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