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No record of barony title at Muness, archivist says

No record of barony title at Muness, archivist says
FURTHER doubts have been cast over claims that the sale of Muness Castle in Unst could come with a barony title. An offer worth more than £180,000 for the castle and surrounding land was made last week. Its auction listing said it was believed the castle would come with a...

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Support Shetland News0) FURTHER doubts have been cast over claims that the sale of Muness Castle in Unst could come with a barony title.

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