List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
WELL OF REDLANDS Well of Redlands Mr Donald Swanson
Mr George Manson
Mr J. Coghill
006 A very old Spring Well in "MurKle," the property of Sir Robert Sinclair of Reay.
Site of NUNNERY [Murkle] Nunnery (Site of) Mr John Milne
Mr John Coghill
Mr William Miller
"Ministers and Men in the far North" (by the Revd. [Reverend] Alexander Auld of Olrig.) Page 5
006 A Nunnery of a very ancient date and extensive buildings appears to have been here. Extraxt from "Ministers and Men" &c "A nunnery or monastery, existed at a very early period at Murkle, or Myrkhole - as it was originally called. Torfeus mentions that a Queen of Norway died in it and that an earl of Caithness was buried there in 960". - The "Burn of Closters" which is mentioned in the Statistical account, is no longer to be seen, as it was drained away to the "Burn of MurKle" many years ago.

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