List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
ARDESTIE Ardestie Mr. W. Fullerton
Mr. Peter Fenton
The Land of the Lindsays
051 [Situation] In the south end of Monikie Ph. [Parish]
This name now applies to two cot houses occupied by agricultural labourers. It is supposed in former times there was a castle of that name stood here abouts.
Three sculptured stones were dug from this place some time ago: Two of these bear "+I.H.S." and a human heart pierced by three nails &c. the other "M.A.R." with a human heart pierced with a sword and three nails &c. The finest of these was found in course of agricultural improvements by the present tenant, Mr. Fullerton in the spring of 1852, The Earls of Panmure resided at Ardestie at one time and the late Earl was born there, A door lintle in one of the cottages bears "C.I.C.P. 1688" (Countess Jean Campbell of Panmure) "D.I.A. 1625", is on another stone. It is the property of Lord Panmure

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