List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
MONK'S CAIRN Monk's Cairn Mr Knight Nethertown
Mr Wilson W. [Wester] Auldtown
Mr Minro W. [Wester] Auldtown
017 A battle was fought between the Monk of Grange and Tam of Riven; The Spot where the Abbot fell is now Shown by a Tumulus of Stones Known as the Monk's Cairn The Cairn is Situate on the north Shoulder of the little Balloch Hill and also on the parish boundary.
WELL OF AUCHINDROIN Well of Auchindroin 017 A powerful Spring of water Situate a Short distance from the Monk's Cairn It is Said that after the Combat in which the Abbot fell that Tom of Riven was Carried to this Well Mortally wounded and died on the Spot

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County of Aberdeen -- Parish of Cairnie

[Signed] D. Campbell C.A. [Civilian Assistant]

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