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List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
Site of CUMMIN'S CASTLE Site of Cummin's Castle
Site of Cummin's Castle
John B. Hepburn Esq. Castledykes Dumfries
Thomas Thomson Esqr. Castlebank Cottage Dumfries
055 The Site of an ancient Castle which had been once the Stronghold of the family of the Cummins. no track or vestige now remains to identify the spot it stood except the moat or ditch which defended it. Mr. Hepburn proprietor of the ground points out the ground which is an elevated Spot called Castle Hill which tradition records as being the Site of the Castle, The ditch or moat which defended it is pretty entire on East and south Sides. It has been partly defaced on the other sides what remains of it is very deep & wide water still remains in part of it, no doubt it had been originally much deeper

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Town of Dumfries -- 5 feet Scale -- Sheet 7 -- List of Names collected by -- C.A. [Civilian Assistant] J. Carpenter -- [Page] 69
Trace No. 13
[Township or Parish] Dumfries
[Object]
Site of Cummin's Castle -- Site of Castle

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