List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
TANTALLON CASTLE (Ruins of) Tantallon Castle
Tantallon Castle
Tantallon Castle
Tamtallan (in ruins)
Tamtallan (in ruins)
Tantallan Castle
Castle of Tamtallon
Castle of Tantallon
Castle of Tamtallan
Tantallon Castle
Mr Nelson
John Burn
Greenwood's Co [County] Map
Forrests Co. [County] map 1799
Johnston's Co. [County] map
Stat Acct. [Statistical Account] 1833
Fullarton's Gazetteer
Chalmers Caledonia vol II [2] p. [page] 407
Buchanans Hist. [History] by Watkins
Sinclair's Stat. Acct [Statistical Account] vol 5 p. [page] 443
Sir Walter Scott's "Marmion"
003 [Situation] About 1 1/2 Mile N.N.W. [North North West] from New Mains
A noble and celebrated ruin on the coast of Haddingtonshire three miles east of North Berwick, and eight Miles North-west from Dunbar, It stands on a lofty and precipitous and projecting rock whose base is washed on three sides by the Sea. and on the west side, where alone it is accessible. it was defended by two ditches of extraordinary depth and very massively constructed towers The entrance was over a drawbridge immediately inside of which stood a strong stout Gateway, over it on a sculptured Shield, now much defaced, the emblem of the [Continued over page]

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