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CRAWFORD CASTLE (Remains of) Tower Lindsay, Crawford Castle, Castle of Crawford. Revd. Thos. Anderson, Old Statistical Account, New Statistical Account, Willm. Cranstoun, Origines Parochiales, Forest's County Map, Estate Plan (Colebrooke). 047.06 The ruins of the Castle stand on a knoll in a plantation near the side of the River Clyde. It is surrounded by a Moat the traces of which are quite distinct, and though no part of the Drawbridge remains, it is evident, from the appearance of the ground, that it stood over the Moat at the present entrance. A considerable portion of the wall still remains, the most entire part is about 35 feet in height and 5 feet in thickness. Underneath the small rectangular part on the east there has been an arched vault which is now partly destroyed. There are
MOAT [Crawford Castle] 047.06 See Crawford Castle
TOWER LINDSAY 047.06 See Crawford Castle.

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"By a charter dated from the chapel of St. Thomas the Martyr beside the Castle of Craword, on the Friday next before the feast of the nativity of the Blessed Virgin, in the year 1327, David of Lyndsay, Lord of Drawford, the son and heir of Sir Alexander of Lyndsay, gives to the Cistercians of Newbattle in Lothian a certain portion of his lands of the Smethwood, lying be-

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