Gartness, near Drymen, Stirlingshire

John Napier (1550-1617) is said to have spent much of his life at Gartness. This is probably the Merchiston Hall in Stirlingshire which belonged to the family. Admiral Sir Charles Napier (1786-1860) was born here.

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An extract from The Mathematical Gazetteer of the British Isles created by David Singmaster

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