List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
DALQUHARRAN CASTLE (In Ruins) Dalquharran Castle
Dalquharran Castle
Dalquharran Castle
Dalquharran Castle
Dalquharran Old Castle
Thomas Scott
William McCulloch
Ivie Willet
J.B. Ross Esq
Johnston's County Map
050 Although in a ruinous condition is still near entire, only a small part of the s. [south] wall of the north wing of the building having fallen to the ground. It is a pretty extensive tower, constructed in the Elizabethan Style & has a combination of strength & Elegance rarely to be met with in old Castles of that era. It is about 50 feet high & is flanked by two strong round towers, one on the N [North] East the other on the N. [North] West angles of the building. The walls are three feet in thicKness & in many places covered with Ivy, which along with the dark foliage of the trees, shed a halo of antiquity & Grandeur gives [arond] it the effect of which can only be realized when seen from the [East]. The lintel stone above the main door bears the following inscription 16 KSM 79 [Monogram sketch] VT. SCRIPTVRA.SONAT.FINIS.NON.PVGNA.CORONAT.
The dwelling house of Dalquharran Gardner [Gardener] is attached to the Old Castle. The Gardens are immediately west of it South of the gardens is a small (enclosed) burying ground belonging to the Kennedies of Dalquharran & Dunure.

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A monogram has been sketched by the surveyor which is incapable of proper transcription. See original image for detail.

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