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Blebocraigs

A historical perspective, drawn from the Ordnance Gazetteer of Scotland: A Survey of Scottish Topography, Statistical, Biographical and Historical, edited by Francis H. Groome and originally published in parts by Thomas C. Jack, Grange Publishing Works, Edinburgh between 1882 and 1885.

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Blebo, an estate and two villages in Kemback parish, Fife. The mansion on the estate stands 4 miles E of Cupar, amid wooded picturesque grounds, and contains portraits of Cardinal Beaton and Archbishop Sharp, the latter painted by the Archbishop's daughter; the estate has been greatly improved by its present proprietor, Alex. Bethune, Esq. (b. 1824; suc. 1847), owner of 1355 acres in the shire, valued at £2995 per annum. -Blebo-Craigs village lies ¾ mile NE of the mansion.- Blebo-Mills village stands on Ceres Burn, adjacent to Dura Den, ½ mile SW of Blebo mansion; at it are flax works.

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