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KING'S CAUSEWAY King's Causeway (Date 1527) John Grant Aldie
Donald Ross Tain
New Statistical Account
041 This name is applied to an ancient road constructed in 1527. on the occasion of King James V visiting the Burgh of Tain. A part Still remains in a raised form which in all probability gave the name of Causeway. the public road leading from Balnagowan Bridge to Highmills occupies the site of the remainder of the Said causeway. "Just a centuary after the destruction of St Duthus Chapel James V made a pilgrimage to it on foot from Falkand; and travelled with such expedition that he paused to recruit his strength only a short time at the Priory of Pluscarden. A rough footpath across the moors in the uplands of the Parish is traditionally pointed out as the route by which he approached and still bears the name of Kings Causeway" Fullartons Gazetteer

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