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OS1/3/5/48

List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
WATERLOO COTTAGE Nil Hugh Miller
Alexander Fullarton
J.J. McDerment
033 [Situation] North West of Plan.
A Small but neat Dwelling House one Storey high with attics having a fine garden to the South. Residence and property of Andrew Austin Esq: -
BOURTREE PARK Nil Hugh Miller
Alexander Fullarton
J.J. McDerment
033 [Situation] About 4 Chains South of Waterloo Cottage.
A Plain but well built dwelling hou[se] in a beautiful situation having outhouses and an extensive Garden & Ornamental Ground attached the property & residence of G. Gemmell Esq. late Provost of Ayr.
PARK HOUSE Nil Hugh Miller
Alexander Fullarton
J.J. McDerment
033 [Situation] About 7 Chains S.W. [South West] of Bourtree Park.
A Well built Farm-House having suitable Outhouses attached the property of J Ballantyne Esq. of Castle Hill -
LITTLE MOSS NURSERY Nil Hugh Miller
Alexander Fullarton
J.J. McDerment
033 [Situation] North of Plan.
This Nursery was laid out by the present occup[ier] about 25 years ago it has been considerably enl[arged] since that date and now Comprises from 35 to [--] acres of Ground. It is well stocked with all [--] of plants Exotic as well as those Indigenous to t[he] Country. The taste & horticultural skill of the occupier is well displayed in in the several divisions, well finished Walks and the arrangement of the Conservatories. there are about 30 persons Employed daily on these premises proprietor J Ballantyne Esq. Castle Hill
LITTLE MOSS Nil Hugh Miller
Alexander Fullarton
J.J. McDerment
033 [Situation] Centre of Plan and South of Little Moss Nursery.
This is a dwelling house 2 Stories high with outhouses attached it is the residence of Mr T. Imrie of the firm of Imrie & Son, Nurserymen - property of J Ballantyne Esq. of Castle Hill -
FOREHILL Nil Hugh Miller
Alexander Fullarton
J.J. McDerment
033 [Situation] About 10 Chains S.E. [South east] of Little Moss.
This is a well built farmhouse with out hou[ses] and garden attached. There is a thrashing machine also attached. the property of J Ballantyne Esq. of Castle Hill -

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[Page] 48
Sheet 14 Ayr

[Signed] J. Bayly Capt. R.E [Captain Royal Engineers] 29. Septr. [September] 1855.

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