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BATTERY (Fort GreenIees) Fort Greenlees
Fort Greenlees
Fort Greenlees
John Ralston Mr Greenlees Town Treasurer
Mr Ferguson Manager to J. R. Stewart Esquire, Factor to the Duke of Argyll
257 A Battery mounted with guns, named in honour of Captain Greenlees of the Artillery Volunteers, who had fired the first of its guns. It is appropriated to the use of both the Volunteers and the Argyleshire & Bute Militia
CASTLE (Site of) [Tomaig] Castle (site of)
Castle (site of)
Castle (site of)
Castle (site of)
Peter McIntosh
John Ralston
David Smith
Mr Ferguson. Clerk Court Chamberlains offices
257 To the North east of the Burial ground near the high water mark, are 3 portions of an Old stone and lime built wall forming part of the garden wall which tradition says are the only remains left of an old Castle or fortification.
"At the side of the Sea near the burial ground, is the remains of a fortification but little of its history is known." McIntosh's History
" In 1536 to curb the license and subdue the haughty spirit of the Chieftains and their Vassels. James V. found it necessary to make a Voyage to the Isles, during this expidition the King repaired the fortalice of KilKerran, and left in it a garrison to overawe McDonald of Kintyre> Before the King had got clear of the harbour. they added insult to rebellion took possession of the fortalise & hung the governor from the walls as a signal of their conquest. New Styat Acct [New Statistical Account]

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