List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
KILSPINDIE CASTLE (Site of) Site of Kilspindie Castle
Site of Kilspindie Castle Site of Kilspindie Castle
John Brid Butterdean
James Hardy, Penmanshiel.
John Dudgeon Moor House
004.11 ; 004.15 An ancient Fortress the origin of which is obscure, The name Kilspindie which is applied to it leads to the supposition that it was connected with some monastic establishment, Kilspindie signifying in the British speech, The cell of the Black Heads or Hoods, The foundation of it can still to be traced. See Memo below.
"There appears to have been here, in early times, an establishment of the Culdees and Kilspindie, the place of their Settlement. near the Village of Aberlady, in the N.W. [North West] is supposed to have derived its name from the Culdees; Cil-ys-pen-du Signifying, in the British speech. the Cell of the blackheads, and, the word is pronounced Kilyspendy. The cell. of the Culdees, near Aberlady, was, no doubt, connected with the Culdee Monastery of Dunkeld, when David I established the Bishoprick of Dunkeld be Conferred on the Bishop of this Diocese. Kilspindie, & Aberlady, with their lands adjacent, the advowsen of the Church & its Tithes & other rights. Caledonia P. [Page] 520.
Camp Well
Camp Well
John Brid Butterdean
James Hardy, Penmanshiel
John Dudgeon Moor House
004.15 A large well of considerable depth, it is said to have supplied the castle with water, in the vicinity of which it is situated.

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