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Barone Hill
Barone Hill
Dunn Hill
Barone Hill
Barone Hill
Baron Hill
Mr Muir, Barone Park
Mr George McFie Barone
John Muir, Esqr. Factor
Estate Map
Wilson's Guide
New Stat. [Statistical] Account
Fullarton's Gazetteer
204.10 A hill of considerable elevation on the farm of Auchiemore,
FORT [Barone Hill] 204.10 On its Summit is the distinct traces of a Pictish fort. The outer wall or defence on the west is a mass of loose stones or boulders, the inner wall or circle is constructed with the same material especially on the west side of the fence, but the east side is chiefly natural except that firm line marked a. on trace which is the remains of a wall about 9 feet thick and appearing above the surface about 1½ feet.

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Sheet 204-10 -- Parish of Rothesay

"Barone Hill was once the scene of a bloody conflict. In 1334, while Allan Lisle held the governorship of Bute on behalf of Edward Baliol, the Bute
men of their accord rose en masse to assist their old master - the Lord High Steward - who was then besieging the castle of Dunoon. Lisle having
been made aware of their movements, immediately summoned together what force he could. The enemy, from the circumstance of their assembling
in a hasty manner, and consequently provided with few or no arms, were struck with awe at the appearance of men furnished with all the instruments
of war; and maKing a speedy retreat, they took refuge on the summit of Barone. Here they found ample materials, in the ruins of an old fortification,
with which to discomfit their adversaries, who madly pursued them until retreat became worse than actual engagement. The Bute men took advantage
of this, and commenced pouring down stones upon their assailants with such effect that numbers of them were Killed. The arms of the Slain
fell an easy prey to the men of Bute, and with these they pursued the survivors. At length a general engagement took place on the plain beneath.
Lisle and the bravest of his men perished, and others were prisoners. The Victors severed Lisle's head from his body, and presented it to their
Master as a trophy" - Wilson's Guide

a mere skirmish

George McFie Mr Blair supposes the site of Battle
to be in the hollow ½ way between the fort and
the end of Loch Greenan.

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