RCAHMS records the monument as ND23SW 2, Swiney Castle.
Batey C E (1982b) CAITHNESS COASTAL SURVEY 1982: INTERIM REPORTS 1980-2, typescript, Durham, 247.
Forsyth R O (1805-8) THE BEAUTIES OF SCOTLAND: CONTAINING A CLEAR AND FULL ACCOUNT OF THE AGRICULTURE, COMMERCE. MINES AND MANUFACTURES OF THE POPULATION, CITIES, TOWNS, VILLAGES &C OF EACH COUNTY, 5v, 2 sets, Edinburgh, Vol. 5, 18.
OSA (1791-9) THE STATISTICAL ACCOUNT OF SCOTLAND, DRAWN UP FROM THE COMMUNICATIONS OF THE MINISTERS OF THE DIFFERENT PARISHES, Sinclair J (Sir), Edinburgh, Vol. 17, 27-8.
ORDNANCE SURVEY (NAME BOOK) Name Books of the Ordnance Survey, No. 6, 154.
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