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Muthill, Perth and Kinross

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Muthill, Perth and Kinross

Muthill, pronounced [ˈmjuːθɪl ˈmjuːθɪl], is a village in Perth and Kinross, Perthshire, Scotland. It lies on the former railway line connecting Perth and Crieff, 3 miles south of Crieff. The name possibly derives from Moot hill, a place of judgement. The ancient village was once an important religious centre and the site of a Celí Dé monastery. The church here also served for a time as a seat of the Bishops of Strathearn before the building of the cathedral at Dunblane in the 13th century.
Post townCRIEFF
Administrative CountyPerth and Kinross
Traditional CountyPerthshire
OS GridNN8616
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Region
CountryScotland
Police AuthorityTayside
Fire and Rescue AuthorityTayside
Fire and Rescue AuthorityTayside
Ambulance AuthorityScottish
Dialling code01764
Population675
 

Muthill, Perth and Kinross in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Muthill, par., quoad sacra par., vil., and ry. sta., Perthshire, on river Earn - par. (containing a small part of Crieff), 2196 ac., pop. 1702; quoad sacra par. (partly also in Monzie par.), pop. 1729; vil., If mile W. of sta. and 3 miles S. of Crieff, pop. 882; P.O., T.O.; has a ruined church with an interesting belfry.

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