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Parish of Fetteresso

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A Basin of Bronze was found in the Moss of Cowie not far from Kempstone Hill in
1812 this is also preserved in Fetteresso Castle.
A Basin of Bronze found near the Camp, this is in possession of Mr R Duthie Stonehaven
Roman Camp Kettle found near Ury House, in possession of John Baird Esqr Ury House, also
a very Curious Iron Hammer Supposed to be Roman was found on the Estate and preserved
at Ury House.
Helmit and Shin pieces found near Ury House and presented by R Barclay Esqr to Sutherland
the Antiquary. See Macfarlane's [Geog Geographical] M.S.S. [Manuscripts] in Advocates Library Edinburgh.
Several Roman Horns were found when digging the foundations for the Houff of Ury
in 1687.
A number of Roman denari in Silver was found on Cowie Moss in 1846, not far from
"Kempstone Hill, and were sent by the Exchequer to the Museum of Newcastle.
Upwards of 200 Roman denari in Silver were found on Hill of Megray in 1852. See Plan 12/16.
For Tumuli, Cairns, Urns etc. See Name Sheets and Plans for surrounding district.
I have been assisted very much in collecting the above information by Mr Robert Duthie
a local Antiquary residing in Stonehaven.
(B. Render Corp. R.E. [Corporal Royal Engineers] 17th August 1864)

Suppositions and Traditions on Supposed Site of Battle of the Grampians.

Mr R Duthie
Revd. [Reverend] John Watt (Fetteresso)
Revd. [Reverend] Alexander Silver (Dunottar)
Revd. [Reverend] John Barrack (Cookney)
James Tindal Esqr (Procurator Fiscal) Stonehaven

There is a tradition which is admitted by all the intelligent people in this district that there was a great Battle fought between the Sea, Kempstone Hill [continued on page 102]

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