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between the two ramparts apparently to flank
the entrance which has entered through the outer
defence at the S. [South] end and passing diagonally
across this interval has led into the enceinte
at the N. [North] end of the inner mound. The outer rampart
has been much reduced by the removal of stones
and is nowhere more than 6' in height and
on an average much less. The trench in front
of it has had a width of 23' but has been partly
obliterated by ploughing. In the interior
there are indications of a stone structure
(a series of trenches dug from near the centre
to the edge of the cliff seem to have been
exploratory but there is no record of any exca:
:vation.) The ramparts are of earth & stone.

Isle of Whithorn. Fort.
The Head of the Isle of Whithorn is a rock
girt peninsula, the central portion of which
roughly circular rises to a height of
8' or 10' above the grassy terrace which
separates it from the shore rocks and
measures [--]. The isthmus is
low and narrow and at no very
remote period was probably covered by
the tides. Across its seaward end following
the line of a rocky outcrop there appears to
have been a wall. At 170' further on

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