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Castle (Medieval)(Possible)

Site Name Dalginch

Classification Castle (Medieval)(Possible)

Canmore ID 31371

Site Number NO30SW 1

NGR NO 31 02

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Fife
  • Parish Kennoway
  • Former Region Fife
  • Former District Kirkcaldy
  • Former County Fife

Archaeology Notes

NO30SW 1 31 02.

Dalginch, 1/4 mile E of Markinch, is the reputed site of a castle of Macduff. Its more modern name is Brunton, although in 1845 it was called Barnslee, the seat of Mrs Colonel Paston.

New Statistical Account (NSA 1845, J Sieveright)

There is no trace nor any knowledge of a castle at the farms of Dalginch, Barnslee, or Brunton Barnes.

Visited by OS (JP) 19 June 1974


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