Duncan’s Pantry: A Covenanter’s Hideout #History #Scotland
A traditional hideout for a Covenanter is said to lie on the north side of the Garpel Burn in Dalry parish, Galloway.
According to the OS Name Book:
‘A Small Crevice in a rock at the bottom of a precipice and close on the Northern Side of Garpel Burn. It took its name from a man named Duncan who had rescued himself by hiding in it from [John] Graham of Claverhouse & his dragoons, during the period of the Scottish persecution.’
It is not marked on the modern map.
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