List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
Dighty Water
Dighty Water
Dighty Water
Thomas Erskine Esqr
Statistical Account
Nautical Survey of Frith of Tay 1816
Ainslies Co. [County] map of Forfar
054 [Situation] Running easterly through the SW [South West] portion of the parish.
The Dighty, the only stream of water in the parish rises from two lakes in the parish of Lundie, and running somewhat of a uniform declivity, falls into the sea, near the bar of the River Tay, in the parish of Monifieth about one eight of a mile west of Monifieth village: its whole course not exceeding fifteen miles
Thomas Erskine Esqr
Statistical Account
Val: [Valuation] Roll
054 [Situation] In the SW [South West] portion of the parish.
A large mansion, three stories high, pleasantly situated upon the banks of the Dighty, having a large garden (containing about two acres) suitable offices and a farm of arable land attached. It is the property & residence of Thomas Erskine Esqr

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Sheet 54 No 4 Trace 1 -- Parish of Monifieth -- Described by John Kiernan R Eng [Royal Engineers]

Linlathen [note]
Linlathen appears pretty plainly to be from the Gaelic
Linne leathann, The broad pool, perhaps from a pool in the Dighty Water near the farm
which in former times may have a much broader pool here than can now be traced.

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