Lundinmill

   LUNDINMILL, a village, in the parish of Largo, district of St. Andrew's, county of Fife; containing 499 inhabitants. This place takes its name from an ancient family who were its proprietors from the reign of David I. till it passed by marriage to Robert, son of William the Lion, King of Scotland. A tower of their castle is still preserved in the modern mansion of Capt. Erskine Wemyss, the present proprietor. The village, which adjoins that of Largo, lies on the high road from Kilconquhar to Leven; and south and east of it are the "Standing Stones of Lundin," three huge coarse stones of a triangular form, measuring six yards high above, and probably as much below the ground, supposed to be Druidical remains, or of Roman origin, or to indicate the sepulchres of Danish chiefs.

A Topographical dictionary of Scotland. . 1856.

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  • Largo —    LARGO, a parish, in the district of St. Andrew s, county of Fife; containing, with the villages of Drumochy, New Gilston, Kirkton, Lundinmill, Temple, and Woodside, 2751 inhabitants, of whom 423 are in the village of Largo, 3 miles (E. N. E.)… …   A Topographical dictionary of Scotland

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