List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
Kings Knot King's Knot
King's Knot
King's Knot
King's Knot
Kings Knott
Mr William Galbraith Town Clerk
Revd [Reverend] William Findlay
Revd [Reverend] Mr McLachlan
History of Stirlingshire
Map of Stirling
017.03 Within the space formerly Occupied by the Royal Gardens, is a very remarkable piece of Antiquity, Known by the name of the "King's Knot", Consisting of a Central Mound in the form of a table, Surrounded at the distance of a few feet by another in the form of a bench, of nearly equal height, and Again at a greater distance by a Kind of low esplanade, And this once more by what appears to have been Canals or ditches, here was the Scene of Various Sports, one of which, frequently practised, Was that called the Knights of the round table, From the Authority of Authentic historians, and the best Antiquaries, this Singular Structure is Known to be of very great Antiquity, And is to be traced up to a period when admiration for the real or immaginary exploits and institutions of the Celebrated King Arthur led to the Commemoration of him in many parts of the island by this and other modes of perpetuating his fame, and when in Scotland, in particular, his name was given to an imminent number of Objects, natural and Artificial, many of which in different districts still retain it." Statistical Account of Scotland.

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