List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
DUART Duart Duncan McDougall, occupier
John McArthur, Ardchoirk
A.C. Guthrie Esq. Duart House
085 Applies to a farmhouse situated on Duart Point immediately beside Duart Castle. Property of A.C. Guthrie Esq. of Duart House.
DUART CASTLE (In Ruins) Duart Castle (In Ruins) Duncan McDougall
John McArthur, Ardchoirk
A.C. Guthrie Esq. Duart House
085 An ancient building (in ruins) once the Castle of the Chief of the Macleans, occupying the brink of a high cliff on Duart Point, and consists chiefly of a large square tower with walls of an immense thickness still in good preservation. It is supposed to be of Danish origin, but in this there is only the tradition to rely upon. In 1390, upon the authority of the Great Seal Register, the Castle of Duart was granted "by Donald of Ile, Lord of the Isles, to Lachlan Makgillean". It is now the property of A.C. Guthrie Esq: of Duart House.

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Sheet 85 Plan 11 -- Ph. [Parish] of Torosay, -- Island of Mull -- Argyllshire

[Signed] A. McDonald C.A. [Civilian Assistant]

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