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List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
CHURCH (Ruins of) Church (in Ruins)
Church (in Ruins)
Church (in Ruins)
Mr. J. Gillis Crossford
Mr. D. Dowie Lodger
Mr. A Hamilton
009 [situation] 19 chains SSW [South South West] of Kirkton House.
This is the remains of an ancient church, the origins & dedicatory name, if any, are lost in obscurity nor is there any tradition in the locality relating to it - the remains of the walls are about 9 feet high & devoid of architectural ornament - in the E [East] end is a stone figure of a priest reclining at full length, it was dug up in the interior two years ago and on the S [South] side of the Ruins is the tomb of James Davie, a Covenanter who was shot at Blackdub, April 1673 - There is a grave Yard attached.
COVENANTER'S TOMB (1673) Covenanter's Tomb (1673) [situation] 19 chains SSW [South South West] of Kirkton House.
This is the remains of an ancient church, the origins & dedicatory name, if any, are lost in obscurity nor is there any tradition in the locality relating to it - the remains of the walls are about 9 feet high & devoid of architectural ornament - in the E [East] end is a stone figure of a priest reclining at full length, it was dug up in the interior two years ago and on the S [South] side of the Ruins is the tomb of James Davie, a Covenanter who was shot at Blackdub, April 1673 - There is a grave Yard attached.

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[Note] Pencil details of Covenanter's Tomb noted in the description.

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