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List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
CARDEN DEN Carden Den
Carden Den
Carden Den
Mr Douglas
Mr Gow
Mr John Sang.
031 [situation] 1 1/2 Miles W. [West] of Chapel
A natural hollow or dingle at the sw [south west] side of the parish, through a part of which the parish boundary runs.
CARDEN TOWER (Remains of) Carden Tower
Carden Tower
Carden Tower
Carden Tower
Sibbalds Hist. [History] of Fife
Co [County] Map
Mr Douglas
Mr John Sang
031 [situation] 1 1/2 Miles W. [West] of Chapel
The remains of an ancient building situate on the NE [North East] side of Carden Den. No historical record has been preserved respecting the origin of it. Sibbalds Hist. [History] p. [page] 378." Next is the tower of Carden".
GELLY BURN Gelly Burn
Gelly Burn
Gelly Burn
Water of Gellie
David Aitken
Mr Gow
Charles G Scott
Sibbalds Histy. [History]
031 [situation] Running thro' [through] Carden Den
A small stream, flowing from Lochgelly through Carden Den to the River Ore.

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Parish of Auchterderran -- 31.D.

Carden Tower [Note] "The tower of Carden, upon a high ground east of the water of Gelly This estate belonged anciently to the name of Martin, then it was purchased by one of the name of Betson, who gave it with a daughter to a younger son of Edmonstone of that Ilk; Now it is purchased by the late Earl of Melvill; and is part of that Earldom." Sibbalds Fife & Kinross page 148

Gelly Burn [Note] Gil, Gill A ravine of the bed of a mountain torrent. Jameson.

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