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THE PALACE (Ruins of) Palace (In Ruins)
Palace (In Ruins)
Palace (In Ruins)
J. Hardy Esqure Provost
Mr R Glen Town Clerk
Mr Henderson W.S. {Writer to the Signet]
001 [Situation] On the N. [North] Side of the Town of Linlithgow. Standing between St Michael's Church and Linlithgow Loch
The ruins of this Ancient Palace, Supposed to occupy the Site of a Roman Station, Stands on the summit of elevated ground and Rising Considerably above the loch On the N. [North] side of the town, this platform-liKe elevation dips abruptly on the N 7 W [North & West]. On the latter Side the ground is level for Some distance and then falls away to the edge of the locK in a Series of steep stopes; On the N. [North] Side the fall of the ground is More Regular, it first begins with a steep slope and then gently falls away to the loch into which in projects for some distance with a wedge-like point - the E. [East] side is very Rough & uneven Owing to small Ridges Rising abruptly from the Surface and Supposed to be the remains of earth

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