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Crieff, High Street, Town Hall

Tolbooth (19th Century), Town Hall (19th Century)

Site Name Crieff, High Street, Town Hall

Classification Tolbooth (19th Century), Town Hall (19th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Crieff, Tolbooth And Jail; Tourist Information Centre

Canmore ID 25439

Site Number NN82SE 19

NGR NN 86486 21555

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


Ordnance Survey licence number AC0000807262. All rights reserved.
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Administrative Areas

  • Council Perth And Kinross
  • Parish Crieff
  • Former Region Tayside
  • Former District Perth And Kinross
  • Former County Perthshire

Archaeology Notes

NN82SE 19 86486 21555

(Name centred NN 8648 2155) Jail on site of Tolbooth (NR)

OS 25" map (1866)

The Tolbooth was erected in 1665 AD.

OSA 1793

The old Tolbooth was demolished in 1842 and the present building erected on its site in 1850 AD.

Name Book 1863

The present Town Hall is located at NN 8648 2155. No trace of the Tolbooth was seen.

Visited by OS (WDJ) 21 March 1963.

Architecture Notes

Crieff, Prison.

Precise site uncertain at time of upgrade. 16.08.2000.

Plans held by His Magesty's General Register House, Record Office, Edinburgh. Consisting of a drawing of a reconstructed prison building, with Fle^che, proposed to be built at Crieff dated 5th March 1764, and is one of the 'Forfeited Estate Papers'. Scale 10 foot to 1 inch. Reference "F. E. P.....16".

Collection item SMO C/3/1 has tentatively been linked with Crieff Town Hall (AC 7 August 2002).


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