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Monday, January 29, 2007

Cleish Church Scotland

Cleish Church, Perthshire, Scotland, was first built in the early 13th Century, was redesigned in 1775 by the architect John Adam of Blairadam. In 1832 it was totally rebuilt after a fire and the tower was added in 1897 to celebrate the jubilee of Queen Victoria. The churchyard contains the remains of a 9th century cross slab, an almshouse and sanctuary crosses. The parish minister, Rev. W. Wallace Duncan, whose wife wrote the hymn "Jesus, tender shepherd, hear me" is buried in the churchyard.

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