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List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
DOWNING POINT Downing Point
Downing Point
Downing Point
Estate Maps
Mr. Phillips
Mr. Aitkin
039 [situation] About 1 1/4 Miles S.E. [South East] of Hillend.
A long narrow point of Rocks forming the S.E. [South East] side of Donibristle Bay
CHAPEL AND FAMILY VAULT [Donibristle] Chapel
Chapel
Chapel
Estate Maps
Mr Phillips
Mr. Fraser
039 [situation] About 1 Mile S.E. of Hillend.
A very neat stone building where the Earls of Moray are interred situate 10 Chains S.W. [South West] of Donibristle Ho. [House] Formerly when the Earls of Moray dwelt here Divine Service was held in this building
DONIBRISTLE Dunibirsel
Donibristle
Donibristle
Donibristle
Donibristle
Donibristle
Sibbald's Fife & Kinross
Estate Maps
Mr. Phillips
Mr. Fraser
New Stat. Acct. [Statistical Account]
Old Stat. Acct. [Statistical Account]
039 [situation] About 1 7/8 Miles S.E. [South East] of Hillend.
An old extensive Mansion built in 3 seperate Wings with an underground communication situate in a most delightful spot near to the Frith of Forth the grounds are also very extensive yet most private being entirely enclosed by a Stone wall from 7 to 14 feet high

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50 Dalgety Parish

[Quotation - Donibristle] Dunibristle a Seat of the Earl of Murray, was formerly the residence of the Abbot of St Combe but has since been greatly enlarged and improved. I was in 1592 the Scene of the cruel Murder of the "bonny" or the handsome Earl, whose personal attractions and accomplishments, it is alleged by some historians, had impressed the heart of Anne of Denmark, and excited the jealousy of the Royal Spouse. " Full [Fullarton's] Gazetteer.

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