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List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
PRIEST'S HILLOCK Priest's Hillock
Priest's Hillock
Priest's Hillock
John Harper Bridgend
William Grant Back-howe
William Darling East Milldens
039 [Situation] On the East of Chapel Mires.
A small Knowe a little to the south of the Grave Yard, and on which the Priest's House stood.
THE DEIL'S LAPPIE The Deil's Lappie
The Deil's Lappie
The Deil's Lappie
John Harper
William Grant
William Darling
039 [Situation] South of Chapel Mires.
A pool of Water in a deep hollow on the farm of Chapelton An old established name.)
LADY'S DOWRY Lady's Dowry
Lady's Dowry
Lady's Dowry
John Harper
William Grant
William Darling
039 [Situation] ΒΌ mile East of Chapel Mires.
A spot of land in what is called the Holme's, on the estate of Ochterlony. It received this name in the following manner. A gentleman having asked the hand & heart of a Fair Lady, she in return asked her dowry, upon which he brought her to this height, between twa Howe's, & she was to have all she could see, which is a distance at most, not over 200 yards.

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Parish of Rescobie -- Plan 39.7 Trace 2

The Deil's Lappie [note]
Lappie - a plash, a pool Dr. Jamieson's Scot: Dicty. [Scottish Dictionary]

[Signed] Charles J Fearnside Sr. R.E. [Sapper Royal Engineers]

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