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List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
PITGAVENY Pitgaveny
Pitgaveny
Pitgaveny
Valuation Roll
Mr Peter Alexander Occupier
Mr Alexander Wright Hillhead
046 Indicates the name of a largish farm Consisting of a tolerable good dwelling house with garden and a Commodious range of out offices detached, situated a little over ¼ of a Mile E. [East] of Lawelhill Wood. The property of John McKenzie Esqr.
URN FOUND HERE A.D. 1837 [Pitgaveny] Urn found here
Urn found here
Urn found here
Mr Peter Alexander farmer of Girvan
Mr A. Taylor Cromliebrae
Mr Alexander Wright Hillhead
046 by Mr Alexander the farmer whilst digging for gravel. The Urn seems to have stood a few feet under the surface, covered with a thin flag upon the mouth or Top and was made of pottery clay and seems to have contained charcoal or ashes but the Urn was accidentally broken to bits before it was discovered by the party.
STONE CIST FOUND HERE A.D. 1837 [Pitgaveny] Stone Cist found here
Stone Cist found here
Stone Cist found here
Mr Alexander Pitgaveny
Mr A. Taylor Cromliebrae
Mr Alexander Wright Hillhead
046 discovered in 1837 by Mr Peter Alexander, whilst tiling and improving the land. The Cist measuring about 30 inches long and 20 inches broad with as many in depth and some 2 feet under surface, situated immediately North of a stone wall and upwards of ½ a Chain E. [East] of Pitgaveny Stock yard.

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