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Continued Parish of Clatt
Parish of Clatt
Parish of Clatt
Revd [Reverend] Mr Minto, Clatt
Mr Reid, Farmer, Tofthills
Mr Gordon, Gordonstown
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cotton-weaving; but since then some thirty houses have been pulled down or are in ruins. It is situated about ten miles South of Huntly, and was erected into a burgh of Barony by James IV in 1501. Weekly Markets were regularly held at this place formerly; but of late years they have fallen into disuse having been superseded by more convenient markets in neighbouring Parishes. The site of the Cross can still be pointed out. This Parish appears to have been a favorite resort of the Druids, as no less than the sites of five Druidical Temples have been discovered, as also the sites of two paved roads or Causeways leading from the Temples to the Cemeteries of the Druids. The altar stone twelve feet in length four in breadth and four feet in thickness, now forms portion of a Stone wall. On this Stone the priests' offered up to their God Thautes, or Theautes sacrifices consisting of Bipeds and Quadrupeds at the celebration of their New Year. "When Luna was six days old their new year commenced

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