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List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
LOCHMABEN STONE Lochmaben Stone
Lochmaben Stone
Lochmaben Stone
Mr. Barclay Somaster
Mr. William Blythe
Mr. Carruthers
064 [Situation] 25 Chains South of Old Gretna.
A large, irregular shaped Boulder of Whinstone Computed to weigh 20 tons and supposed to have formed part of the outline of a Druidical Temple, which stood here
Site of BATTLE OF SARK Site of Battle of Sark
Site of Battle of Sark
Battle - 1448
Lindsay's Chronicles of Scotland
Buchanan's History of Scotland
Johnston's Map of Dumfriesshire
064 [Situation] On the Sn. [Southern] vicinity of Old Gretna.
The Scene of a sanguinary engagement between the English and Scotch under the leaderships respectively of the the Duke of Northumberland with Magnus Rid & George Douglas the Earl of Ormond with Wallace of Craig, fought in 1448 and wherein the English were defeated with the loss of 3,000

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[Signed] M. Donohue

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