Methven, Perth and Kinross

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Methven is a village in Perth and Kinross

Location and coordinates are for the approximate centre of Methven within this administrative area. Geographic features and populated places may cross administrative borders.

Methven in historic gazetteers

Gazetteer of the British Isles (Edinburgh: Bartholomew, 1887). John Bartholomew

Methven, par., quoad sacra par., and vil. with ry. sta., Perthshire - par., 12,911 ac., pop. 1910; quoad sacra par. (including part of Monzie par.), pop. 2041; vil., 1¼ mile NW. of Methven Junction, which is 6½ miles W. of Perth, pop. 751; P.O.; has some mfrs. of linen and jute; in the churchyard is the grave of Lord Lynedoch (1750-1843), the General Graham of the Peninsular War, who was born at Balgowan; a fragment of the old collegiate church (1433) is the burying-place of the Smythes of Methven, whose seat, Methven Castle, is 1 mile E. of the vil.; in the grounds are many fine old trees, including the "Pepperwell Oak;" the battle of Methven was fought in 1306; to the W. of Almondbank vil. is Methven Loch.

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