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FREE CHURCH MANSE [New Pitsligo] F.C. [Free Church] Manse
F.C. [Free Church] Manse
Mr. Taylor Minister
Mr. Davidson, High Street
012 A spacious building, near South end of High Street, west side, Garden enclosure, Erected about 8 years ago at a cost of about £1000. Property of the Free Church.
FREE CHURCH [New Pitsligo] Free Church
Free Church
Mr. Taylor Minister
Mr. Davidson, Merchant
012 A rectangular plain building standing near the S. [South] end of Low Street, west side, near the junction of the T.P. [Turn Pike] from Strichen, Erected in the year 1845. Seated for about 300. Salary about £120.0.0 raised by the congregation and fees sustenation fund. Propy. [Property] of Free Church.
TUMULUS [New Pitsligo] Tumulus
Mr. Morris Poor Inspector
Mr. Davidson Merchant
012 This Council mound is situate S. [South] side of the P. [Public] road, and west side of the OC. [Old County] road leading to Mrs. Wood's farm. It has been considered as an ambiguity by the oldest inhabitant, several years ago it was partly excavated, but whether any thing was found or not, I could not ascertain. It is generally believed to be a place of Sepulture used by the aborigines of the Country.
"There are many Tumuli in this parish & neighbourhood, some have been opened and found to contain Coffins of Gray flagstones, set on their edges, sides and ends, & covered above with the same sort of stones. In those coffins were human bones." Old Statistical Account

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