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The Witches Stone
James Sproat Esq
John McDougall
011 [Situation] About 7/8 of a Mile N.E. [North East] from Little Spott adjoining Spott Farm or Hillhead.
A Stone which is said to have been placed here to commemorate, and mark the place of execution where witches was wont to be burned and buried.
The Rev [Reverend] R.B. Thompson minister of Spott, States that the Stat. Acct. [Statistical Account] is incorrect with respect to the Situation of the Witches Stone. It is therefore correctly shewn on Plan.
SPOTT [Village] Spott
James Sproat
John McDougall
Co. [County] Map
011 [Situation] About 1 Mile W.N.E. [East North east] from Little Spott.
A small village consisting of a Ph. [Parish] Church and School a Manse and a number of inferior dwelling houses. This place is remarkable in the Annals of witchcraft as being the residence of several who had been convicted and burned in the neighbourhood

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Parish of Spott

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38 The Witches Stone
38 Spott

"Many witches burnt on the top of Spott Loan. It is
generally believed that the last witch who was executed
in Scotland was burnt at Spott, a Stone Commemorative of
the Event & marking the place of Execution, is to be seen a little way to the east of the Manse"
Statistical Acct [Account] 1841 P. [Page] 227.

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