List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
STANDING STONE [Hillend] Standing Stone
Standing Stone
Standing Stone
Standing Stone
Mr. Fowles
Mr. Fraser
Mr. Grant
Mr. J. Stewart
039 [situation] About 3/4 Mile N.E. [North East] of Hillend.
A rough Standing Stone about 5 1/2 feet high, with numerous unintelligible marks cut on it. Mr. Fraser and Mr. Fowles are authorities for the following tradition concerning it. At the time of the Wars between Scotland and England (They Cannot say at what period of these Wars) A battle was fought in which the Scotch were on the point of being defeated, when a Bishop travelling with his retinue came up to the Scene of Action, called the Scots Cowards, rallied and led them to another attack, defeated the English, killed their General and on the Spot where he fell this stone was erected.
The following extract from a Note in P. [page] 31 of Sibbald's Fife may refer to this Battle. "During the absence of Robert the 1st in Ireland where he had gone to support the pretensions of his brother Edward to the Crown of that.." continued

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57 Plan 39B Dalgety Parish

[Note - Standing Stone] In old English

[Note] Standing Stones, according to all Antiquarians, belongs to a more early date than during the reign of Robert I

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