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Cairn [continued from page 179] taken away to build fences &c.
"Upon Kempstone Hill at I, which is dotted with almost inumerable small heaps of Stones, and three very large ones at L,L,L, * called Cairns. - In each of these large Cairns several Stone Coffins have been found, about four feet long, and in the inside small urns containing a little earth. I have dug to the foundations of many of the small heaps but never found either bones or urns." - (See extracts "from R, Barclay Esqr of Urie to the Earl of Buchan".)
The Stones forming the Cairns above mentioned have been carted away to build fences &c, and I have not been able to meet with any person who could point out the sites of any large Cairns, except the one shewn on Trace 1 Plan 12/12 and the entire Cairn at Cantlayhills. There are a great number of small mounds and what appears to be the sites of small cairns scattered over the summit of Kempstone Hill. B, Render
Corpl. R.E. [Corporal Royal Engineers]

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Parish of Fetteresso

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* See Sketch in
extracts for Camp
at Raedykes.

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