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List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
HYND CASTLE (Ruins of) Hynd Castle (Ruins of)
Hynd Castle (Ruins of)
Heynd Castle
John Scott
Andrew Wallace
Statistical account
Ainslie's Co. [County] map
045 [Situation] In the north end of Monikie Ph. [Parish]
The ruins of this old castle stands upon a small mound of earth, apparently artificial, and rising to the height of about sixteen feet above the level of the ground on which it stands. The south side is covered with forest trees, a row of which extends round its base. On the summit stand the ruins, the walls of which are about six feet thick and little more in height. It is about ten feet square, the south side contains a doorway and each of the other sides, a window space The situation of it is rather on low ground at the eastern side of Downie Moor

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Sheet 45 No 9 Trace 6 -- Parish of Monikie -- Described by John Kiernan R. Eng [Royal Engineers]

"The foundation of another square tower or keep of
less dimensions at Hyndcastle on the northern boundary of
the parish situated on an artificial mound which at one
time must have been surrounded by water and a morass."
New Stat. Acct. [Statistical Account]

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