Cumnock Castle

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New Cumnock - History
... his heroic tales of the patriot, calling it Cumno and Dunbars' castle, which sat on Castlehill in the midst of a vast loch, as "Black Bog Castle" ... There is even a Castle William "up the glen" said to have been used as a fortress by him ... name of the settlement changed through time, referred to as Cumnock Castle on Timothy Pont's map of Ayrshire c.1600 ...
New Cumnock - History - Robert The Bruce
... tells how the King of Scots then took refuge in Cumnock, where it was ‘straitast’, i.e ... to Blackcraig and Craigbraneoch hills in the upper reaches of Glen Afton, New Cumnock ... Supplies had been sent to the English garrison of 30 men at arms and 100 infantry at Cumnock Castle, at the meeting place of the Afton Water and River ...

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