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" Symson, in his Description of Galloway, written in 1684, says — " In the highway between Wigton and Portpatrick, about three miles westward of Wigton, is a plaine called the Moor of the Standing Stones of Torhouse, in which there is a monument of three... "
The New Statistical Account of Scotland: Dumfries, Kirkcudbright, Wigton - Page 2
1845
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The Literary History of Galloway, from the Earliest Period to the Present ...

Thomas Murray - Authors, Scottish - 1822 - 373 pages
...of money. Thi* APPENDIX. NOTE C.—Page 6. *• In the high- way betwixt Wigton and Port- Patrick, about three miles westward of Wigton, is a plaine,...(called King Galdus's Tomb,) surrounded, at about twelve foot distance, with nineteen considerable great stones, (but none of them so great as the three first...
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A large description of Galloway [ed. by T. Maitland].

Andrew Symson - Galloway (Scotland) - 1823 - 194 pages
...betwixt Wigton and Portpatrick, about three miles westward of Wigton, is a plaine call'd the Moor, or Standing Stones of Torhouse, in which there is a monument of three large whin-stones, call'd King Galdus's tomb, surrounded, at about twenty foot distance, with nineteen considerable great...
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The Four Ancient Books of Wales Containing the Cymric Poems ..., Volume 1

William Forbes Skene - Tales - 1868 - 600 pages
...between Wigton and Portpatrick, about three miles westward of Wigton, is a plaine called the Moor of the Standing Stones of Torhouse, in which there is a monument...three first mentioned, erected in a circumference." And a similar monument is described in a MS. quoted by Dr. Jamieson, in his edition of Bellenden's...
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The Four Ancient Books of Wales Containing the Cymric ..., Volume 1, Part 1

William Forbes Skene - Welsh poetry - 1868
...between Wigton and Portpatrick, about three miles westward of Wigton, is a plaine called the Moor of the Standing Stones of Torhouse, in which there is a monument...so great as the three first mentioned, erected in a circuniference." And a similar monument is described in a MS. quoted by Dr. Jamieson, in his edition...
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Arthurian localities; their historical origin, chief country, and Fingalian ...

John Stuart Stuart Glennie - Scotland - 1869 - 140 pages
...and v. II. p. 407. patrick about three miles westward of Wigton is a plaine called the Moor of the Standing Stones of Torhouse, in which there is a monument...great stones, but none of them so great as the three just mentioned, erected in a circumference." U6 And of Galdus, or Gallawg, Boece says " Elatum est...
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Rambles in Galloway

Malcolm M'Lachlan Harper - Galloway (Scotland) - 1876 - 272 pages
...centuries ago : — " About three miles westward of Wigtown is a plaine call'd the Moor, or Standing-stones of Torhouse, in which there is a monument of three large whinstones, call'd King Galdus's tomb, surrounded at about twenty foot distance, with nineteen great stones (but...
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Robert the Bruce: A Poem, Historical and Romantic

Alexander W. M. Clark Kennedy - Scotland - 1884 - 295 pages
...large whinstones, call'd King Galdus's tomb, surrounded at about twenty foot distance with nineteen great stones (but none of them so great as the three first mentioned) erected in the circumference." Most writers and also the majority of the antiquaries regard the circle as of Druidical...
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Geographical Collections Relating to Scotland Made by Walter ..., Volume 52

Walter MacFarlane - Scotland - 1907
...betwixt Wigton and Portpatrick, about three miles Westward of Wigton, is a plaine call'd the Moor, or Standing Stones of Torhouse ; in which there is a monument of three large whin stones, call'd King Galdus's tomb, surrounded at about twenty foot distance, with nineteen considerable...
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Publications of the Scottish History Society

Scottish History Society - Court records - 1907
...betwixt Wigton and Portpatrick, about three miles Westward of Wigton, is a plaine call'd the Moor, or Standing Stones of Torhouse ; in which there is a monument of three large whin stones, call'd King Galdus's tomb, surrounded at about twenty foot distance, with nineteen considerable...
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Publications of the Scottish History Society

Court records - 1907
...betwixt Wigton and Portpatrick, about three miles Westward of Wigton, is a plaine call'd the Moor, or Standing Stones of Torhouse ; in which there is a monument of three large whin stones, call'd King Galdus's tomb, surrounded at about twenty foot distance, with nineteen considerable...
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