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List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
John Moore
Robert Gray
033 [Situation] North side of the Mouth of the River Ayr
This is a solid piece of stone work erected by the inhabitants of Ayr about 14 Chains in length. to prevent the heavy swell of the sea entering the River Ayr it was a work of much labour and required great skill in the undertaking
BREAKWATER [Newton-upon-Ayr] Nil W Bone
John Moore
Robert Gray
033 [Situation] Immediately North of the End of South Pier
This important addition to the Harbour of Ayr was begun in 1843 and is of great Service in breaking the force of the heavy seas which sometimes rush up the mouth of the River thereby endangering the Safety of the Shipping the building of the Breakwater Cost £4000

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Sheet 3 -- NEWTON upon AYR

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