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List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
TUG BERRIES Tug Berries John Cairncross, Thurso
John Murray, Murkle
Alexander Houston, Castletown
006 This name applies to several rugged points of "The Spur" due south of the Green Knows.
THE HOLMS The Holms John Cairncross, Thurso
John Murray, Murkle
Alexander Houston, Castletown
006 A rugged point of flat shelving rock - which runs into the sea - on the South side of Murkle Bay.
MURKLE BAY Murkle Bay John Cairncross, Thurso
John Murray, Murkle
Alexander Houston, Castletown
006 A small sandy Bay flanked on the North or Murkle side by a flat reef of rugged rock called "The Spur" - and on the South by a point of shelving rock called "The Homes" - This Bay is said to have been a favourite landing place of the Danes and Norwegians There is a small fishing station on the South side of the Bay - from which the Salmon fishing on the coast between Clairdon Head and Castlehill is prosecuted

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