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List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
SOUTH ARDITTIE South Ardittie
South Ardittie
South Ardittie
James Scott Tenant
Estate Plan
County Val. [Valuation] Roll for 1857-8
085 A large farm house, with extensive outhouses; the dwelling house is two storeys high, as also the outhouses; the whole slated and in good repair
Proprietor, The Earl of Mansfield.
BESSIE BELL AND MARY GRAY'S GRAVE A.D.1645 Bessie Bell & Mary Gray's Grave
Bessie Bell & Mary Gray's Grave
Bessie Bell & Mary Gray's Grave
Bessie Bell and Mary Gray
Bessy Bell and Mary Gray
Bessy Bell and Mary Gray
Statistical Account
Mr White Gamekeeper, Lynedoch Pitcairn
Mr Buchanan, Chapelhill Logiealmond
Fullarton's Gazetteer
Old Statistical Account
New Statistical Acount
085 This grave is situated on the north side of the Almond, and about half a mile West of Lynedoch house. Bessie Bell, according to the common tradition, was daughter to the Laird of Kinvaid, and Mary Gray, of the Laird of Lynedoch. Mutually attached in strong and tender friendship they lived together at Lynedoch, when the plague broke out in 1645; and to avoid it they retired to a romantic spot called Burn Brae, and there lived in a Bower in complete seclusion. A young gentleman of Perth, an admirer of both, visited them for the purpose, it is said, of supplying them with food, but unhappily he communicated
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Ph. [Parish] of Methven.

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