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[Edzell continued] [continued from page 1]
"from the present "Edzell" which implies "the cleft or dividing of the waters,"- a rendering which is also favored by the physical aspect of the parish, in so far as it is bounded on the south and west by the West Water, and on the East by the North Esk, both of which rivers unite at the South-east extremity." Land of the Lindsays
The parish is bounded on the North and East by the parishes of Strachan & Fettercairn in Kincardineshire; on the West and South-West by the parishes of Lochlee & Lethnot & Navar; and on the South by the parish of Stracathro.
The Antiquities if the parish are the Castles of Edzell (20.5), Auchmull (14), Shanno (13) Dalbog (20.1) & another which is conjectured to be the site of the ancient Castle of Edzell (see Castle Hill 20.5): the old parish Church of Edzell (20.5) the Chapel of Neudos (site of 14) Neudos is a suppressed parish & was united to Edzell upwards of 200 yards [years] ago. The site of Stone Circles at Dalbog & Colmeallie (14.13 & 13): the Gallows Knap (the place of Execition 20.9) & the Pit (place of interment 20.5) and a Sepulchral Cairn 7 - There is a good Village in the parish (Edzell) which contains the Parish Church & School, a Free Church and School, a Post Office, Gas Works, Two Inns, & a branch of the Union Bank of Scotland. There is no portion of this parish detached, but a portion is in KincardineShire, nor is there any portion of any other parish contained within the boundary of this parish.

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