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  • Dalri

    A vill located in the parish of Dalri, dearnery of Glen Ken in eastern Galloway. It lost several villagers to a pox in the spring of 1171. This vill has been granted by Uchtred to the Knights Hospitaller who are in the process of building a motte and a …

  • Castle Fergus

    Castle Fergus is located on a hillside above [[Kirkcudbright]], less than an hour's walk from the toun. It is a motte and bailey style castle built principally on a pair of islands, known locally as 'Palace Isle' and 'Stable Isle', in the middle of Loch …

  • Borg

    Borg is the estate of [[:hugh-de-morville-of-borg]], a Norman knight in the service of [[:uchtred]]. It lies to the west of [[Kirkcudbright]] on good farm land and sheep-rearing territory. Hugh has constructed a good sized motte-and-bailey castle at …

  • Twignam

    !>http://canmore.rcahms.gov.uk/images/d/DP148841/! Twignam is the estate of [[:uchtred-mac-douall]], a gaelic lord in the service of [[:uchtred]]. Twignam lies just to the north of both [[Kirkcudbright]] and [[Borg]]. Uchtred mac Douall maintains a …

  • Culwen

    The lands of Culwen including the vills of Barcloy, Kelles, Culwen, and Sudhaik are granted to [[:gospatrick]]. Sudhaik has a church dedicated to St. Laurence and some crofts belonging to the Hospitallers. The motte at Culwen has a small bailey, while …