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OS1/1/75/54

List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
CAIRD HILL Caird Hill
Caird Hill
Caird Hill
Mr David Brown, Edingarioch
Mr Adam Moir, Hillhead
Mr John Tough, Auchleven
053 A prominent hill feature situated west of Slug Howe. Its sides are cultivated and its summit covered with rough pasture. It derives its name from the "Cairds" or gipsies who frequently crossed it, or camped in a hollow at its northern base still called "Caudron Howe".
BROOMY LEA Broomy Ley
Broomy Ley
Broomy Ley
Mr David Brown
Mr Adam Moir
Mr John Tough
053 A hill feature situated south-west of Caird Hill; property of Col. [Colonel] Leith Hay Leith Hall.
HILLHEAD Hillhead
Hillhead
Hillhead
Mr David Brown
Mr Adam Moir
Valuation Roll dated 1859-60
053 A small farmsteading with offices and garden attached, situated at the head of Slug Howe; property of Col. [Colonel] Leith Hay Leith Hall.

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Parish of Premnay

[Note beside 'Broomy Lea']
"Broomy - Covered with broom."- (Clarks)
"Lea - Land not ploughed." (Jamieson)

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