List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
CASTLE OF LARG larg tower. gavin maitland.
will smith.
walter bell.
stat. acct. of kirk. 1845.
035 A ruin on the farm of larg and estate of lady heron maxwell, this place is said to have been the residence of a family named McKie, but it appears to be only a rumour in the nieghbourhood.
DAM CROFT james mathews.
walter bell.
035 two small dwelling houses on the farm of larg on the estate of lady heron maxwell of kirrouchtree.
LARG jas milligan.
walter bell.
035 a farm house and offices in good repair on the estate od lady heron maxwell of kirrouchtree.
LARG TOWER or CASTLE OF LARG 035 see above entry

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Larg. appertaining to McKie of larg a very ancient name & family in this county. simsons disc. of galloway 1684.
half a mile from herons house eastward stands "ruins of the old seat of the McKies of larg one of the 3 families of cumlodden founded by king Robert Bruce" nichns. galloway vol 20 p 165.
the portion now called larg tower is only part of the old building, a corner or angle about 20 feet high. it is the ruins of a castle certainly and from the space of ground, that rubbish appears to be covering an extensive one . signed george campbell.

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