List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
Mr. Peter Crichton (Schoolmaster)
William Drummond (Farmer)
088 [Situation] In the South-western portion of the parish.
A smal farm house & steading with arable farm attached the Property of George Patterson Esqr. Tenanted by William Stewart
KING'S WELL King's Well
King's Well
King's Well
Mr. Peter Crichton Schoolmaster
Revd. Dr. [Reverend Doctor] Richie (Minister)
New Stat. Acct. [Statistical Account]
088 [Situation] About 16 chains west from the western end of Longforgan village.
A well remarkable for the purity of its water situated about a ¼ of a mile to the west end of Longforgan. This name is supposed to have arisen from King Charles drinking at the well when on his road from Dundee to Perth.

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Parish of Longforgan -- Sheet 88 No. 5 Trace 1 -- Collected by Joseph Clegg Sapper RE [Royal Engineers]

[Note to King's Well:]
Tradition points out in the NW. [North West] of the parish Grahame's Knowe
and King's Well marking it is said the route of the usurper
Macbeth from his fortress on Dunsinane Hill northwards before
the Thane of Fife and countenancing the legend respecting the
monumental remains within the policies of Belmont Castle in the
Parish of Meigle.
New Stat. Acct. [Statistical Account] of Forfarshire, page 559
Parish of Newtyle

This refers to the wrong well.
see Angus 4.2 S.E 5. E

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