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List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
ACRE COTTAGE Acre Cottage
Acre Cottage
Acre Cottage
William Bryden
John Bryden
John Lithgow
015 [Situation] About ¼ of A Mile South of Rachan Mill

A Cottage and Grocers Shop on the W. [West] side of the Turnpike Road near Rachan Mill Post office, Occupied by William Bryden and the property of James Tweedie Esq. of Rachan The field at the West side of this House is the Acre mentioned in the Stat. Acc [Statistical Account] as the remains of the small Estate gran [granted] to Bertram the Cobbler by a former King of Scotland; and in the Garden still is to be seen the Pipers Sto [Stone]
PIPER'S STONE Piper's Stone
Piper's Stone
Piper's Stone
William Bryden
John Bryden
John Lithgow
015 [Situation] Immediately South of Acre Cottage

This is pointed out as the stone on which Old Bertram the Cobbler sat playing the Bagpipes when the King was passing Incog. [Incognito] as mentioned in the Published accounts It is a large block of whinstone about 8 feet long by 3 broad and two feet thick; it still stands on the edge of a walk in the garden attached to Acre Cottage and is used as a seat.

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