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List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
CASTLE O'ER FORT (Remains of) Camp (Castleo'er)
Camp (Castleo'er)
Castle-O'er or Overbie
Castle O'er, or Overbie
Castle Over
Simon Park Crurie
John Davidson Shepherd Castle O'er
Old Stat. Acct. [Statistical Account] vol. [volume] 12 p. [page]614
New Stat. Acct. [Statistical Account] p. [page] 401
Johnston's Co. [County] map
035 [Situation] About 1/2 mile N.W [North West] of Castle o'er
This camp appears to be of British origin and is situated on "Castleoer Hill" a little to the north west of "Castleo'er House" Its being situated on the summit of a hill, answered as a good place of defence and also as a good point for observations.

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Parish of Eskdalemuir -- Sheet 35 No. 6 Trace 1

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