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FATLIPS CASTLE (Ruins of) Fatlips Castle(in ruins)
Fatlips Castle(in ruins)
Fatlips Castle(in ruins)
Fatlips Castle
Fatlips Castle
Fatlips Castle
Michael Carmichael Esqr
John Waugh Esqr
Mr John Bell
Johnston's County Map
Forrest's Map
Statistical Account
039.07 A ruin situated high up on Tinto, it forms a small quadrangle, the walls are about 5 ft high and 5ft thick. Date of erection not known; name derived from an indecent frolic of the builder.
" On Tinto, a little above the base on the south east side , there are the remains of an ancient castle called Fatlips; a piece of the wall , about two yards high , is still standing; its thickness is fully six feet and it adheres so firmly that persons building a stone fence lately chos erather to quarry stone than take them from the wall." Statistical Account. page 870

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