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OS1/3/18/22

List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
CRAIGIE CASTLE (Ruins) Craigie Castle
Craigie Castle
Craigie Castle
Craigie Castle
(in Ruins)
Rev. [Reverend] Robert Inglis
Mr. James Watson
Mr. David Brown
James Campbell Esqr.
Johnston's County Map
023 There is nothing remaining of the great building but protions of the walls in (places from 10 to 40 feet in height) It is situated in or about the centre of an arable field 1 mile S.W. [South West] of the village of Craigie on the farm of Craigie Mains the property of James Campbell Esqr.
"If not so massive as Some of the other "strongholds of which remains exist in the "County it is by far the most magnificent "while the general design displays a "degree of military science in vain to be "sought for in any part of Ayrshire if not in Scotland"
Patersons History of Ayrshire

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[Page] 22
Parish of Craigie

The Moat mentioned by Paterson is now
nowhere to be seen the plough goes up to
the very base of the ruined walls

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