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CAIRN Tumulus
W. J. Taylor Esqr. Rothiemay
John Grant Redhill
Alexander Anton Redhill
021.07 A small tumulus of stone the greater portion of which has been removed it is now almost level with the earths surface W. J. Taylor Esqr. of Rothiemay House. A member of the Spalding Club for collecting antiquites of the shires of Aberdeen and Banff informs me that this tumulus is supposed to have been in connection with the Druidical Temple shown on 21/3 situated in the lands of Mains of Rothiemay. And is generally beleived to be Coevous with the same.

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Co. [County] of Banff -- Parish of Rothiemay

Tumulus (Lat.) [Latin] An artifical hillocK raised over the Dead in ancient times. - Sillivan's Eng. Dicty. [English Dictionary]
Cairn - A heap of stones; a rude Tomb. - ibid.

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