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List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
LEVEN CASTLE (In Ruins) Leven Castle (In Ruins)
Leven Castle (In Ruins)
Leven Castle (In Ruins)
Lavan Castle
Castle of Levan
Mr. Crawford
Mr. Stevenson
Mr. Haddow
Full. [Fullerton's ] Gazetteer
Origines Parochials Scotiae
001.07 The ruins of this Castle stand on the right bank of the Leven Burn, about 1/8 of a mile from when it falls into the sea. The Castle appears to have consisted of two square towers joined together at a Corner where there is the appearance of a Circular Staircase having been, the walls are still pretty entire but the roof is entirely off.

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Parish of Innerkip S. [Sheet] 1.7 T. [Trace] 5

"On an eminence, overlooking the Coast, stand the ruins of
a large square tower, Called Leven Castle. The lands of
Leven of old, belonged to a family named Morton, from which
they passed, in 1547, to the noble house of Sempill."
Full. [Fullerton's] Gazetteer]

"Upon the North western stands the ruins of the Castle
of Leven, the Ancient possession of a family of Morton,
which failed in Adam Morton of Leven, 1547.
Origines Parochiales Scotiae page 87

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