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List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
CAIRNS [Hilltown of Mause] Cairns
Cairns
Cairns
Cairns
Site of numerous Cairns in this field
Mr. Chalmers Hilltown of Mause
Mr. Soutar, Banker
Mr. Anderson, Banker
Mr. Baxter Middle Mause
052 A number of small swellings or Cairns grown over with grass. Mr Chalmers pointed them out, and says they are of the same description as those that were removed in the adjoining field, he also believes them to be sepulchral cairns, as those already trenched out. Contained amongst the stones a blackish kind of rich mould resembling charcoal. Mr. Soutar & Mr Anderson, Bankers believes them to be sepulchral monuments. They are in possession of a number of coins which had been found in the district of Mause amongst the Cairns.
Bronze Celt found [Hilltown of Mause] Bronze Celt found hereabout Mr. Chalmers Hilltown of Mause
Mr. Soutar, Banker
Mr. Anderson, Banker
Mr. Baxter Middle Mause
052 Also a Bronze Celt is in possession of Mr Soutar, which was found on the farm in the field where the Cairns were razed.
CAIRN [Hilltown of Mause] Cairn Mr. Chalmers Hilltown of Mause
Mr. Soutar, Banker
Mr. Anderson, Banker
Mr. Baxter Middle Mause
052 In a Muir a short distance N.W. [North West] is another Cairn resembling those in the field. The general tradition in the locality is, that a great Battle had been fought betwixt the Romans & Caledonians in this district, supposed to be that of Mons Grampus - for farther information see the adjoining N. [Name] Sheets for this parish.

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Plan 52-11 -- Parish of Blairgowrie -- Perthshire

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