List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
Continued Parish of Clatt
Parish of Clatt
Parish of Clatt
Revd [Reverend] Mr Minto, Clatt
Mr Gordon, Gordonstown
Mr Reid, Tofthills
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of a Druidical Circle; but the principal stones have been broken up and taken away from time to time for building purposes: there only being a ring of small boulders left. In 1572 the Clan Forbes, is supposed to have added a number of stones to the Circle when fortifying themselves on White Hill against the Gordons', at the battle of Tillyangus. Near to the site of battle, A considerable number of Tumuli lie scattered about the surface; but these are fast disappearing owing to the progress of cultivation in the district. There is an excellent chalybeate spring called "Holy Well", issuing out of a rock on the Northern face of Correen Hill; strongly impregnated with iron mineral. It has long been celebrated for its medicinal qualities, and is frequently resorted to from far and near, for relief in different sorts of disorders. This Well forms the source of a small brook called Small Burn, which joins the Gady Burn: this
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Note. "This Parish, under the name of "Sclura or Clat", formed part of the first possessions of the See of Aberdeen on its translation by King David I." Sculptured Stones of Scotland, page 4 of notice."

[Signed] E.M.C. Capt. RE. [Captain Royal Engineers]

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Parish of Clatt

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