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Tumulus Continued 027 [continued from page 27]
The site of the mound is still quite traceable, and the farmer states that so much black earth was taken from it that it topdressed the whole of his farm which is a pretty considerable one.
TUMULUS [Ballownie] Tumulus New Stat [Statistical] Account
David Reid Ballownie
027 A remarkable little knoll near the last mentioned, It is of rather irregular shape, having been tampered with, It is similar to one, on the Hill of Stracathro, in Brechin Parish, which General Roy mentions as a signal station of the Romans in connection with the camp at Keithock. It is sometimes called "Law Hillock" and has probable been a knoll of justice.
"An artificial hillock corresponding to one about a mile distant, on the Hill of Stracathro, They have been called Cairns, but from their commanding situation it is more likely they were used as signal stations"
New Stat [Statistical] Account

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Co [County] Forfar -- Parish of Stracathro

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Tumulus continued [note]
dotted circle or
slight mound?
[Initialled] JB

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