List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
HILL OF STRACATHRO Hill of Stracathro
Hill of Stracathro
Hill of Stracathro
New Stat. [Statistical] Account
Robert Lyall Esqr. Factor
Mr. McNicoll, Teacher
027 A long flat topped eminence with gently sloping sides, It extends from the Parish of Brechin to the Parish of Logie Pert, and that portion to which the name applies lies within the Parish of Stracathro, Its highest point the "Hare Cairn" is a prominent feature where a battle was fought in 1452. "See Site of Battle".
"The hill of Stracathro seems to be composed principally of Limestone"
New Stat [Statistical] Account
The old Quarries, where the limestone was wrought, still exist - see traces.

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Co. [County] Forfar -- Parish of Stracathro

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