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Kirklea Cottage & Kirklea Place

  Kirklea Cottage – was a former cottage on the south side of Main Street, which had address 75 and 77 Main Street. It was located on the Main Street itself and was situated at Auchinraith between Bellsfield and Birdsfield Farm. Mr. John Craig of Bellsfield built it between 1895 and 1898. By 1905 Mr […]

Land at Birdsfield and Bellsfield

  This remarkable newspaper clipping is from the “Calendonian Mercury” newspaper Wednesday 22nd September 1769. It describes an event that took place 244 years ago tomorrow, on 8th December 1769. Described in that newspaper is the sale or let of the lands of Bellsfield, Birdsfield and Burnbrae (that ultimately became Broompark). After the sale, substantial […]