NT8059 : Remains of Bunkle Castle

taken 12 years ago, near to Marygold, Scottish Borders, Great Britain

Remains of Bunkle Castle
Remains of Bunkle Castle
The earliest known owners of the lands around the Castle were a family named Bonkil (Bonkyl or Boncle) in the eleventh and twelfth centuries. A local rhyme refers to 'Davy' that is a reference to David I (1084 - 1153).
'Bunkle, Billie and Blanairne,
Three castles strong as airn,
Built when Davy was a bairn,
They'll a gang doon,
Wi Scotland's Croon,
An ilka ane sall be a cairn.'
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NT8059, 34 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Saturday, 22 April, 2006   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 23 April, 2006
Category
Castle > Castle   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 804 596 [100m precision]
WGS84: 55:49.7542N 2:18.8669W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 805 596
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WEST (about 270 degrees)
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