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List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
MINGARY CASTLE (Ruins of) Mingary Castle (local) Revd. [Reverend] Mr. Morrison F.C. [Free Church] Kilchoan
Donald Urquhart. Forester
024 The ancient hold of MacIan, is situated on the southern shore of Ardnamurchan, about 5 or 6 miles from the point. Its shape is rather irregular, being adapted to the site: it is broadest on the land side, on which it is protected by a foss, over which there was a drawbridge, and narrowest toward the sea which it overhangs, on this side, the rock has been scarped, and rendered perpendicular. There is an entrance on the north, on land side, across the west end of the ditch and another on the South, communicating with the sea
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FOSSE [Mingary Castle] Fosse Revd. [Reverend] Mr. Morrison F.C. [Free Church] Kilchoan
Donald Urquhart. Forester
024 [Mingary Castle] Its shape is rather irregular, being adapted to the site: it is broadest on the land side, on which it is protected by a foss, over which there was a drawbridge

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Sheet 24 Plan 12 -- Parish of Ardnamurchan -- Argyllshire

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