List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
GLAC RIACH Glackriach
Revd [Reverend] John Watt. The Manse
Mr A.G. Anderson, Schoolmaster
Mr George Ironside, Bellabeg
060 This name applies to a Slack or hollow between two hill-tops. but at the Same time on a ridge or chain of hills. now planted with trees. and is well known by this name. The old military road crosses the hill at this place.
Site of ERD HOUSE [Culquhanny] Erd House (Site of)
Erd House (Site of)
Erd House (Site of)
Statistical Account. 1843.
Mr A.G. Anderson
Mr A. Walker. Gardener. Newe Castle
060 About fourteen years ago, when the workmen were excavating for the foundations of the present Steading at Culquhanny they discovered what undoubtedly had been an Eird House or ancient habitation under ground. of the usual form and dimensions

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Parish of Strathdon

[Note beside 'Glac Riach']
Glac. A hollow, A vally between mountains.
Riach. Cut the surface, graze or plough along the Skin (Gaelic)
Glac Riabhach, brindled or grey glack - Riach is usual contraction [Initialled] JMcD

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