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Glendevon

"GLENDOVAN, (or Glendeven), a parish in the county Perth, Scotland, 2 miles N.W. of Muckhart, its post town. It is situated among the Ochill hills, on the river Dovan, or Devon,-and has for its boundaries, Auchterarder, Blackford, Fossaway, Muckhart, and county Clackmannan. It is 5½ miles long, with a breadth of 4 miles. The surface is extremely hilly, and consists for the most part of grazing lands. This parish is in the presbytery of Auchterarder, and synod of Perth and Stirling, in the patronage of the crown. The minister has a stipend of £158. Here is a house originally of the 16th century, built by the Crawfords, and now restored. Fairs are held on the first Thursday in April, the second in August, fourth in September, and third in November."

Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of  Great Britain and Ireland  (1868)

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