List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
Farnell Castle
Farnell Castle
Farnell Castle
New Statistical Account
Mr. Lyall, Factor
Mr Webster Schoolmaster
Fullarton's Gazetteer
Jervise's History of Angus & Mearns
034 "On the north side of the Church and almost encircled by the den from which the Parish is supposed to take its name stands an old Castle, once the property and residence of the Ogilvies of Airly. It is Kept in good & part of it is allotted as a free dwelling to some infirm indigent people".
New Statistical Account
A good deal of the lower part of the Castle has modern windows & doors made in repairing the old ones, but the whole building is otherwise in tolerable repair, and is occupied by tenants & pensioners of Southesk Estate. "Farnell Castle" as authorized is the name by which it is always referred to, but whether that is the original or modern name of the Castle could not be ascertained. "Farnell" might be understood to it from the Mill name & the Name of the farm of "Mains of Farnell" being so near,

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Co [County] Forfar -- Farnell Parish

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