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OS1/1/2/29

List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
TOWIE Towie
Towie
Towie
Mr Henderson Tenant
Estate Plan 1838
Mr Murcar Bankhead
001 A commodious farmhouse and offices.
The property of James Baird Esqr. Cambusdoon Ayr.
REFILLAN DEN Refillan Den
Refillan Den
Refillan Den
Mr Henderson
Mr Scott, Pitnacalder
Mr Murcar
001 A deep ravine or den, situated a little south-east of the above [Towie].
THE DOUR The Dour
The Dour
The Dour
Charles Barclay Esq. J.P [Justice of the Peace] Aberdour Ho. [House]
Mr Henderson
"Buchan" by The Rev. [Reverend] J.B Pratt MA
001 A considerable stream bearing this name from junction of Streams, at Refillan Den, and 5 Chains south of Haugh Path. (1.16 trace2) flows in a north easterly direction, and falls into the sea at Waulkmill.
"The Daur or Dour a small clear stream sweeping down the glen."
"Buchan" by the Rev. [Reverend] J.B Pratt.

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Aberdeenshire Parish of Aberdour
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The name of the parish seems to be derived from a small rivulet which falls into the sea, a few hundred yards below the Manse. The term "Aber" in Gaelic signifying a mouth or opening, Aberdour may here have been applied to the mouth or outlet of the "Dour".
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