List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
Site of ARDIT Ardit [Site of]
Ardit [Site of]
Mr. Thomas Fife Ardit
John Pitcairn Esqr. Pitcullo
Sibbald's Hist. [History] of Fife
Stat: Acct: [Statistical Account]
Voters' Register Co. [County] Fife
Valn. [Valuation] Roll 1728
Leighton's Hist. [History] of Fife vol.3. p. 56
Old Stat. Acct. [Statistical Account]
006 [situation] About 1 Mile S. by W. [South by West] from Balmullo
On this spot formerly stood the mansion of Ardit, once a house of some importance.
Mr. Thomas Fife of Ardit pointed out the site. There is no tradition in the locality regarding it. No trace of the building now remains.

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[Note - Ardit - site of] G [German] Text
[Quotation - Ardit -site of]
"There are three ruins of old mentioned of a
"castellated form, kept in partial repair, -
"these are Earlshall, Pitcullo, and Ardit." Stat: Acct: [Statistical Account] of Fifeshire.
[Quotation - Ardit - site of]
"A little north of Pitcullo and somewhat high on the south side of an hill, is Airdit, a good house
"with gardens; it anciently belonged to the Earls of Fife, and in King Alexander II's reign it
"was given Johanne de Airdit pro homagio et servitio and to his heirs male; these failing in the
"third generation, & returned to the Earl of Fife and was theirs at the for fautture" &c. Sibbalds Hist [History] of Fife page 416

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