List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
KILDRUMMY Parish of Kildrummy
Parish of Kildrummy
Parish of Kildrummy
Revd. [Reverend] Mr. Christie, Kildrummy
Mr. Blackhall, Culsh,
Mr. Reid, Wester Clova.
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it, is, that it marks the site of a skirmish between Lulach the Son of Macbeth, and Malcolm Canmore, before Lulach's defeat and death at Milldewan in Rhynie. Antiquarians would have little doubt about its belonging to a long prior era. It has no inscription or engraving upon it. It is to be noticed that the neighbouring farm is still known as Lewishillock, and that contiguous to Lewishillock is a farm called Battlehillock.
On the farm of Cairnhead was, a century ago, a large cairn, from which the farm seems to have derived its name. No account has been preserved whether any remains were found on its removal.
The principal object of medieval Antiquarian interest in the Parish is the "Castle of Kildrummy". the opinion of Dr. [Doctor] Joseph Robertson of Edinburgh is, that it was built in its general form as presently remaining towards the end of the 13th Century. The general Plan
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