List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
MONCREIFFE HOUSE Moncreiffe House Sir Thomas Moncreiffe
Mr. Mackay Agent for Sir Thomas Moncreiffe
110 [Situation] About ⅝ mile NNE [North North East] of the Bridge of Earn village.
This name applies to a plain, high, rectangular building the mansion house of the Moncreiffe family.
MONCREIFFE CHAPEL (Ruins of) Chapel of Moncreiffe
( ruins of )
Sir Thomas Moncreiffe
Mr. Mackay Agent for Sir Thomas Moncreiffe
110 [Situation] A few Chains ESE [East South East] of Moncreiffe House.
These ruins are in the centre of a very dense clump of Evergreens about 150 yards East from Moncreiffe Ho. [House] The four walls of the building are Standing almost entire & the gables are also partly Standing & thickly covered with ivy. There can be no doubt that this building is very old as it has evidently been used as a burying place by the Moncreiffe family etc for several hundred years, there are Several tombs inside some of which are of such antiquity that time has entirely obliterated the inscriptions etc under the North wall, inside, is the evident top, or arch of what was probably a burial Vault underneath. There is little doubt but this Chapel was contemperanious with Scone Abbey.

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Ph. [Parish] Dunbarney Sheet 110 No. 2 Trace 2

The shorter designation " Moncreiffe Chapel"
is preferable to " Chapel of Moncreiffe "

[Signe] T Dudgeon Sergt RE [Sergeant Royal Engineers]

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