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Archaeology Notes

Event ID 698973

Category Descriptive Accounts

Type Archaeology Notes

Permalink http://canmore.org.uk/event/698973

NS32SE 3 352 202.

(NS 3520 2025) Castlehill is a fine old mansion, standing on the hill from which its name is derived. It is traditionally said that a castle stood near this house, but no-one in the neighbourhood can point out the site.

Name Book 1856

Castlehill occupies a very conspicous site, probably that of an ancient British strength, commanding an extensive view.

J Paterson 1863

Castlehill house (shown on map of 1775 (A Armstrong)) demolished in c.1970. General local enquiries and perambulations in the area proved negative.

Visited by OS (JRL) 4 November 1980

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