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List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
PICT'S HOUSE (Remains of) Pictish House (Remains of) Revd [Reverend] Mr Murray
Mr George Bain
Mr James Mowat
006 Remains of one of those ancient Pictish Houses so numerous in this county nothing worthy of note has been discovered about it. The property of James Smith Esqre
BROUGH Archaeologica Scotica Vol [Volume] 5 p. [part] 1 p. [page] 184
TROTHANMAS HILLOCK Trothanmas Hillock Revd [Reverend] Mr Murray
Mr George Bain
Mr James Mowat
006 A small green hillock, famous for marking the site of an ancient marKet called by that name: the Market was removed from this place a considerable time ago The property of James Smith Esqr
PICT'S HOUSE (Remains of) [Trothanmas Hillock] Pictish House (Remains of) 006 Major Smith of Olrig Ho. [House] says that this "Pictish House" was partly opened by some of his servants some few Years ago, and that a stone cist was discovered near its summit. It was filled in with earth and stones and allowed to remain in its original position by the workmen
A STONE CIST FOUND HERE [Trothenmas Hillock] 006 Major Smith of Olrig Ho. [House] says that this "Pictish House" was partly opened by some of is servants some few Years ago, and that a stone cist was discovered near its summit. It was filled in with earth and stones and allowed to remain in its original position by the workmen
WHITEFIELD Whitefield Revd [Reverend] Mr Murray
Mr George Bain
Mr James Mowat
006 Two small farm steadings: the property of J. Smith Esqr of Olrig and James Traill Esqr of Ratter

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Co. [County] of Caithness -- Parish of Olrig

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