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List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
COWDEN KNOWE Cowden Knowe Thomas Sharp. Senr [Senior] Blairingone
Andrew Cairns Blairingone
Thomas Sharp Innr. [Innkeeper] Blairingone
134 [Situation] In the NW. [North West] Corner of the South portion of Fossaway
A prominent hillock Situated S. [South] West from Vicar's Bridge. The name is well Known
BALL GREEN Ball Green
Ball Green
Ball Green
Thomas Sharp Innr. [Innkeeper] Blairingone
Andrew Cairns Blairingone
William Birrel Blairbane
134 [Situation] In the NW. Corner of the South portion of Fossaway
This name applies to a portion of a large field, Situated between Cowden Knowe and Palace Brae. The game of Foot Ball used to be much practiced here, which gave rise to the name.
PALACE BRAE Palace Brae
Palace Brae
Palace Brae
Thomas Sharp
William Cairns
William Birrel
134 [Situation] In the NW. [North West] Corner of the South portion of Fossaway
This name applies to a brae Covered with Forest wood. There is a ruin at its west end. a few yards from this ruin, to the east, and a short distance from top of brae, Stood a family Seat in former days of the old Earls of Tulibardine. A:Cairns,about 14years ago, when ploughing, ran up Several Stones which formed the foundation of this building
The old Earls of Tullibardine had a family Seat at Blairingone on the North West Side of the Southern branch of Fossaway - The site of this old building is still visible and goes by the name of the Palace-Brae.
Old Stat [Statistical] Account
Vol [Volume 18] P [Page] 469.

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Ph [Parish of Fossoway -- Plan 134.8 trace 4.

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