List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
DUMBUCK (Continued) Dumbuck (continued 022 [continued from page 27]
Tradition says that it was on this hill Wallace planned & watched his opportunity for attacking & capturing Dumbarton Castle.
WALLACE'S CAVE Wallace's Cave
Wallace's Cave
Mr Geils of Dumbuck
Mr. Blackstop
022 The place pointed out as his & his men's hiding place, which is called "Wallace's Cave" upon the authorities opposite, is a wooded hollow on the top between a small ledge of rock & the main or steep rock falling to the road below. The hollow would easily conceal one or two hundred men & commands Dumbarton Castle too.
RHYMER'S CAVE Rhymers Cave Mr Geils of Dumbuck
Mr. Blackstop
022 At the bottom of the precipice on the west, there is a projecting portion forming a covering or cave beneath called the "Rhymer's Cave" which is said to have been a fav[ourite] resort of Thomas the Rhymer & prophesier of Eichyldoun. This is adopted upon the same authorities as given for Wallace's Cave & both names are well known.

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