Searching for "KILRAVOCK"

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    Place name County Entry Source
    Croy Inverness Shire
    Kilravock Castle, and Leys Castle. Seven proprietors hold each an annual value ofmore, and five ofless, than £500. Croy Groome
    Flemington Inverness Shire Kilravock in 1787, it is now the property of Lewis Carmichael Urquhart, Esq., of Elgin. Loch Flemington (4¼ X ¼ furl Groome
    Inverness Inverness Shire Kilravock, aided by Lord Lovat, and the castle was then repaired as already noticed. During the rebellion of 1745-46, and especially Groome
    Kilravock Castle Nairnshire Kilravock Castle , Croy par., in co. and 7 miles SW. of Nairn, on river Nairn; consists of a square tower Bartholomew
    Kilravock Castle Nairnshire Kilravock Castle, a picturesque old mansion in the Nairnshire section of Croy and Dalcross parish, near the left bank of the river Groome
    Moray, Province of Moray Kilravock (edited by Cosmo Innes for Spalding Club, 1848); Spalding's Memorials of the Trubles in Scotland (Spalding Club, 1850); The Book Groome
    Nairn Nairnshire Kilravock, etc.); while the view across the Firth and along the shore beyond is very good. By London physicians the town Groome
    Nairn Nairnshire Kilravock Castle and Geddes House, which are separately noticed, the mansions are Achareidh, Fir Hall, Househill, Larkfield House, Ivybank, Millbank Groome
    Nairnshire Nairnshire Kilravock Castle, Kinsteary, Lethen House, Millbank, Nairngrove, Nairnside, Newton, and Viewfield. Manufactures there are practically none, except at Brackla Distillery Groome
    Petty Inverness Shire
    Kilravock. Behind Castle Stuart is the church of Petty, and on the bank to the W of it are two large Groome
    Urquhart and Glenmoriston Inverness Shire Kilravock, but towards the close of the century it was given to the Grants who had distinguished themselves on the royal Groome
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