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List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
HARE CAIRN (Site of) Hare Cairn (Site of)
Hare Cairn (Site of)
Hare Cairn (Site of)
Hare Cairn (Site of)
Hair Cairn
Andrew Wallace
John Scott
William Alexander
Ainslie's Co. [County] map
New Stat. Acct. [Statistical Account]
045 [Situation] Adjoining the parish boundary
This "Cairn" which disappeared long ago, it is said, had been merely erected for the purpose of indicating the boundary of conterminous proprietors. It stood upon the western boundary of the parish and consisted of more than the usual number of stones, piled in the usual form, which, from time to time were all carted away for farming purposes

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Sheet 45 No 9 Trace 4 -- Parish of Monikie -- Described by John Kiernan R. Eng [Royal Engineers]

[Entry for Knellock Well has been crossed out]

Hare Cairn [note]
"A tumulus at the western extremity of the parish
called the Hair Cairn similar to others which are supposed
to have been raised to commemorate some hostile encounter
in former times." New Stat. Acct. [Statistical Account]

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Alison James- Moderator, Iain496

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