List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
McCULLOCH'S CASTLE McCulloch's Castle
McCulloch's Castle
McCulloch's Castle
McCulloch's Castle
Rev. [Reverend] J.R. Duncan
Rev. [Reverend] Thomas Grierson
Stat. Acct. [Statistical Account] (1845)
Ainslies Map (1820)
047 [Situation] About 3/4 mile ENE [East North East] of Arbigland.
A fortress situated on the Sea Coast of the lands of Arbigland. It is surrounded on the land side by a fosse or ditch and on the Sea side by a steep precipice about 100 feet in height. It is said that it was used as a place of strength during the invasions of the Border Thieves or Robbers, who at one time greatly infested this locality. It is not Known in this neighbourhood how it received the name, it is evidently from a person who had been called McCulloch.

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33 McCulloch's Castle

[Note] At Borron Point there are the remains of a moat & ditch
Called McCulloch's Castle Overlooking the Solway, the former use of which
does not appear to be understood. - Stat. Acct. [Statistical Account] 1845 -

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