List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
STANDING STONES [Strathendry House] Standing Stones
Standing Stones
Standing Stones
Standing Stones
Mr. Downy
Mr. Wilson Senr. [Senior]
Mr. Wilson Junr. [Junior]
Mr. Minto.
023 [Situation] 1 Mile W. [West] of Leslie.
Two stones on the South side of the Turnpike Road near the entrance to Strathendry House they are between 3 and 4 feet high and are irregular shaped without any marks - they are said by the Authorities quoted, to mark the places where Chiefs Killed in battle between the Danes and Caledonians are buried
"There are several large
Stones erected on different
eminences. Lately one of these was
taken up and Search made when
a large Stone Coffin with bones in
it was discovered." New Stat. Acct. [Statistical Account]
The two stones described are the only ones known of in the neighbourhood.

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Plan 23B. Leslie Parish

[Note - Standing Stones] in Old English

"A battle has, probably, been fought near Strathendrie, as
4 large stones, Similar to those usually set up at the graves of
persons of renown, who had fallen in battle, would seem to
"A stone Coffin and Urn were found near the Gallant
Know, beside one of the 4 Stones, about 1760". Old Stat. Acct. [Statistical Account].

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