Chronicles of Strathearn

Chronicles of Strathearn

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"[...]ago, when they were shamefully turned-the one into dyke material, and the consecrated soil and remains into top-dressing for corn land. The sacred well was also run off into a drain, and the site marked by a modern cattle trough. The burial-ground at Strageath is still in use, but the corner stones of the old church have been brutally abstracted for use in neighbouring buildings. These desecrations ill agree with what is truly stated by my predecessor in the New Statistical Account, that "the inhabitants of Muthill, until very lately (i.e., about 1835), held S. Patrick's name in so high veneration that on his day (March 17) neither the clap of the mill was heard nor the plough seen to move in the furrow." Across the Earn from Strageath is a farm called Dalpatrick, and a ford[...]."
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  • Paperback | 198 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 11mm | 272g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507699573
  • 9781507699577