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List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
POLICE STATION [Methven] Constabulary Station


Police Station
Police Station
Sign board on Ho. [House]
Mr. Smythe
Mr. Clark
Act of Parliament
Captain Gordon, Chief of the County Police
097 A two storey dwelling house slated and in excellent repair. There is a room in it for the accommodation of prisoners
THE BELL TREE The Bell Tree Mr. Smythe
Mr. Clark
Mr. Wright
Revd [Reverend] Mr. Wilson Methven
097 The following description of this tree is taken from "The Topographical Statistical and Historical Gazetteer of Scotland," Vol. [Volume] 2 page 354: - "The Bell-Tree, an ash in the Churchyard, supposed to be co-eval with the earliest religious establishment in the parish, and measuring 20 feet in girth 3½ feet from the ground." At one time the church bell was hung on this tree - from which circumstance it derives its name.

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Perthshire -- Ph. [Parish] of Methven.

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