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OS1/25/21/12

List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
BALMANNO CASTLE Balmanno Castle Rev. [Reverend] Charles Goodall
Mr Robert Martin
Mr David Dow Occupier
110 [Situation] In the northern portion of the parish.
Balmanno Castle is an ancient mil[itary] fort, 5 storeys high, It is surrounded on all sides by a moat about 6 feet wide. A large farm is attached with suitable offices, the property of Mr Belshes & occupied by Mr David Dow.
JOUG TREE [Balmanno Castle] Jug Tree Mr Robert Martin
Mr David Dow
John Thomson
110 [Situation] A few chains E. [East] of Balmanno Castle.
A tree stands on the right entrance to Balmanno Castle that was used at one time in punishing criminals with the Jugs. Hence it derives the name of the Jug Tree.

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Ph. [Parish] of Dron -- Sheet 110 No. 10 Trace 3.

[Note below Balmanno Castle:]
Balmanno Castle, formerly the seat of the Murray Baronets of
Balmanno, is now the property of Alexander Murray Hepburn Belshes Esqr.
of Invermay nephew of the last baronet who was killed
at the age of twenty two at Long Island in the American War.
It is a fine specimen in perfect preservation of the Old Scottish
Castle and mansion-house part of it of great antiquity. It is now
partly occupied by the farmer". New Stat. Acct. [Statistical Account] of Perthshire p. [page] 864

[Note below Jougs:]
Jougs A sort of pillory
Jamieson's Dictionary

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