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Parish of Fetteresso

[continued from page 101] Hill,
and the Camp at Raedykes, and several of the old people state that the tradition is mostly con-
fined to Kempstone Hill, and the Standing Stones mark the place where the victory was decided.
The educated class believe this to be the Scene of the celebrated Battle between the Romans under Agricola,
and the Caledonians under Galgacus, as the whole of the Scenery etc agrees with the description and
remarks of the Roman Historian Tacitus, and the names of the Hills etc in the district when traced
to their Celtic origin nearly all betoken War and Conflict.
[ Eg ] "Kempstone Hill "Kemp - A fight" (Saxon)
Glithno "Gleac-na - The fight, the Battle" (Gaelic)
Montboys "Mont - A hill - Bais - Of death" (Gaelic)
or .............Moinebais - The moss of death
.................Moine - A moss
Curlethney Hill - From Curaidh, or cur- a warrior, and Leithne - broad" (Gaelic) { Literally the Broad Hill of the Warriors.
Meikle Carewe { Meikle - great ....... } A Scots Celtic word signifying
Meikle Carewe { Curaidh - A Warrior} the great hill of the Warriors.
Campstone Hill See Stone Circles Cairns etc on this hill.
Raedykes From Righ - A King. (Gaelic) The Kings Dykes
Craggy Cat From the Gaelic Cath, pronounced Cat. Litterally The Battle Crag.
[In left hand margin beside above list] See Pages 65, 67, 173, 179, 139
"We know of no other Roman works in that part of the Mearns, which is included in the
Map of the Basin of the Tay, but, in the parish of Fetteresso there is a Roman Camp called
Rae Dykes and sometimes the Camp at Urie. It is situated 10½ English miles to the North
East of the Camp at Fourdon, and in the same line of march, from Meiklour as the Camps
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