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List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
COURT HILLOCK Court Hillock
Court Hillock
Court Hillock
Court Hillock
D. Wilkie Esqr.
Mr Black
Mr Dixon Kirriemuir
Old Stat [Statistical] Account
031 A very slight eminence west from the MeiKle mill, it was formerly more elevated but recent cultivation has it almost level. It was here where Courts of Justisce were wont to be held, and the pool contiguous, (Mr. Dixon says), was where the criminals suffered.
WITCH POOL Witches' Pool


Witch Pool
D. Wilkie Esqr.
Mr Black
Mr Dixon Kirriemuir
Old Stat. Acct. [Statistical Account]
031 It was here [Court Hillock] where Courts of Justice were wont to be held, and the pool contiguous, (Mr Dixon says,) was where the criminals suffered. This pool is now used as a Mill dam or pond for the Meikle Mill
"A little to the west of the town is a globular hillock, and contiguous to it, a circular pond evidently excavated to form the hillock. In a disposition to the Estate of Kinnordy by one of the Douglas family this hillock, which is called the Court Hillock, and a road to it is reserved (not now on the ground). The pond is commonly called the Witch Pool, and was lately converted into a reservoir for a Mill at the Gairie.
Old Stat. [Statistical] Account.

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