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OS1/17/25/106G

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[page] 106g
[top left] Extracts from Fullartons Gazetteer
[top right] Examiners replies to the underlined portions.

Duthil and Rotheimurchus, two
parishes, now quoad civilia united, the former
situated in Morayshire, and the latter in Inverness-shire.
River Spey. runs between the two parishes
River Dulnan. intersects Duthil -- Should this be Dulnain No--Dulnan is the correct name though it is often written Dulnain
Cairngorm Mountains
There are two small lakes in Rothiemurchus, one of them
Lochaneilan, has an island and a ruinous castle -- See traces & name sheet
noted for a remarkable echo.
The military road from Dalnacardoch to Inverness
passes through the parish. On this road is the stage-inn
of Aviemore. Opposite to the Inn is Cairngorm, -- written
and about a mile to the north is the beautiful and
bold projecting rock of Craigellachie, "the rock -- written
of Alarm."
Three miles to the east of Duthil manse stands the
picturesque ruin of the old tower of Muckerath,
a seat of the Grants of Rothiemurchus, and which
was erected in 1598. -- Not Examined yet --
The church of Duthil is one of the few Roman
Catholic edifices which escaped the relentless de-
structive energies of the Reformer. -- The present church was built on the site of this chapel - See trace & Name Sheets --
The Earl of Seafield is patron of Duthil ph [parish] Church
& the Crown is patron of Rothiemurchus church -- Not Examined yet
Quoad Sacra. -- Quoad Sacra correct
Patrick Lynch --

In replying to remarks on Antiquities etc
in the parish, The Superintendent of Examiners
will supply all local information he
can obtain and state what steps he has
taken to obtain such information
Signed,
F. E. Pratt
Captn R.E. [Captain Royal Engineers]
[note at right] -- Attended to Full particulars respecting the Antiquities of Duthil given in Name Sheets [signed] P. Daniels 2nd Corpl. R. E. [and] E. Kidsdale 2nd Corpl R.E. [Corporal Royal Engineers]

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