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OS1/1/30/45

List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
COWSTONES Cowstones
Cowstones
Cowstones
Mr. William Warrack, Factor, Fintray
Mr. David Milne, Teacher, Fintray
Valuation Roll 1864-5
065 Four cottages with gardens and a portion of land attached, the dwellings of a portion of the servants connected with Fintray House. Property of Sir William Forbes, Bart. [Baronet].
HOLYWELL COTTAGE Holywell Cottage
Holywell Cottage
Holywell Cottage
Mr. William Warrack
Mr. David Milne
Valuation Roll 1859-60
065 A dwellinghouse with offices and garden attached; property of Sir William Forbes, Bart. [Baronet].
HOLY WELL [Holywell Cottage] Holy Well
Holy Well
Holy Well
Mr. William Warrack
Mr. David Milne
Mr. John Cumming, Merchant, Fintray
065 A small spring situated a short distance south-east of Holywell Cottage. It is supposed to have supplied the people connected with the Abbey with water. It has originally been built round with stones, but now it is partially filled in and the water it yields is conveyed from the field by a covered drain.
[Situation] Abbey page 51

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[Page] 45
Parish of Fintray

[Note relating to a crossed out paragraph [written below] of 'Cowstones'] - See (Supposed) Mote Hill
{At the west end of, and in the plantation north of this, is a small
circular, artificial-looking mound, of which nothing definite is know,
but that, as it commands an extensive view of the surrounding country,
it may have been used anciently to Kindle beacon fires on, in cases of alarm.

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