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STANDING STONE [Earl's Seat] Standing Stane Mr. Elder Farmer Earl Seat
Mr. T. Bywater
Mr. J. Bywater
Old Stat. Acct.
032 An oblong stone standing perpendicular 4 feet out of the ground supposed to have been erected by the Danes or Druids. Situate (in a field a little S.E. of Earls Seat)
on the Turnpike Road.
A stone, on the turnpike road, about one third of a mile after entering the parish from the east, it has stood time immemorial; is 4 feet in height above ground,and 3 feet in diameter, by some called the standing stone, by others the halfway stone between Kirkcaldy and Kennoway. For what reason it was placed there, the writer could never learn any thing satisfactory. Old Stat. Acct.

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written under name entry:- In Stump, not an antiquity (initailed J.B.)

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