List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
ST FIDAMNAN'S CHAPEL (Remains of) St Adamannan's Chapel (In ruins)
St Adamannan's Chapel (In ruins)
St Adamannan's Chapel (In ruins)
Mr Alexander Kennedy North Meiklemoss
Mr Charles Smith Smith Whitefields
Mr Peter Watson Achnabo
039 Situated in the Leask Estate and about 8. Chains N.W. [North West] of Knapsleask Farm. The place where the Altar Stood is plainly descernible. It is not large, but a fine old ruins, measuring outside abt [about] 43 feet by 22. Inside 36x15. East window 15. feet by 7. The Piscina is Still to be Seen. The doorway is in the South wall about 1/3 of the length from the West end. The East gable with a gothic window are Still nearly entire The walls are overgrown with Ivy. It stands in a Small plantation of Alder trees &c on a little eminence gently rising from a swampy bottom with a rivulet enclosing the east and South Sides. This is Said to be the old Church of Forvie and was dedicated to S: Findamnan Abbot of Icolmkill. It is now Called S: Adamannan's Chapel Tradition Says it was erected in the end of the Six or Commencement of the Seventh Century It is Situated 3. Miles N. [North] of the other Church ruins in the Sands. See Page 302 Dr [Doctor] Pratt's "Illustrated Buchan" a little work of Considerable merit and authority It is also mentioned in Fullerton's Co. [County] Statistics &c.
Valuation Roll
Mr Peter Watson Auchnabo
Mr Charles Smith Whitefield
039 A large farm Consisting of a good dwellinghouse with a Garden and outhouses detached situated abt [about] 8. Chains S.E. [South East] of S. Findamnan's Chapel (In ruins) Occupied by Widow Bruce The property of Capt. [Captain] Gordon Cluny Castle.
Valuation Roll
Mr Peter Watson occupier
Mr Charles Smith Whitefields
039 a large farm Consisting of a good dwellinghouse with outhouses and Garden detached. Situated abt [about] ½ Mile S.E. [South East] of Knapsleask Farm The property of Captn [Captain] Gordon Cluny Castle The english of this Celtic name is CowField.

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Aberdeenshire -- Parish of Slains

[Note beside 'St. Fidamnan's Chapel'] - "At Leask. Here stood of old the Parish Church of Furvie (dedicated to Saint Fidamnan, Abbot of Icolmkill, who died September the twenty-third A.D. D.CC.IV. [1204], having sate twenty five years, Anno actalis seventy seven) overblown by the sands." (Collections of the Shires.)

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