List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
CARRIDEN HOUSE Carriden House Revd. [Reverend] D Fleming
Henry Caddell Esq.
Mr Alexander Davidson
Mr. J. Cruickshanks
001 [Situation] 36 chains SE by E [South East by East] of the Ph. [Parish] Church

An Excellent Mansion with suitable offices, gardens & pleasure grounds adjoining It is situated at the south south side of a steep Valley through which passes Carriden Burn, and Commands Extensive Views of the Firth of Forth etc It has been Erected at several periods of time; the angles are Ornamented by Circular turrets; and a datestone in the South wall of the building is marked 1682. The Minister however, thinks that the old portion of the building existed previous to the above date: there exist no Records. to point out the date of Erection of the old part. -- The House is supposed to be on the line of the Roman Wall. -- It is the property & Residence of Captain Hope R.N. [Royal Navy]

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[page] 39
Sheet 1 No. 8 -- Trace 2 -- Parish of Carriden

[Note] -- on the supposed site of Roman Station

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Carriden House -- See pages 38, 39 and 40.

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