List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
SOUTH PIER [Ayr] Nil Hugh Miller
W. Bone
J. J. McDerment
033 [Situation] 4½ Chains South of Breakwater
This piece of masonry runs parallel to the opposite pier on the North Side and is a much more solid and [strong] piece of Work than the North Pier. it used as a promenade in the [Summer] time and is much frequented by [the] inhabitants of Ayr. it extends into [the] sea from the Shore about 14 [Chains]
W. Bone
J. J. McDerment
Quiggins Isle of Man Almanack
033 [Situation] About 10 Chains South West of the South Pier
This dangerous rock which is [very] rarely visible except at the lowest tides has often proved fatal to vessels [entering] the port in bad weather and several Shipwrecks have from time to time occ[ured] on it. It is a large shelving rock [Covered] with weeds and partly flat, but there [are] some Conical points on it -
It is Called St Nicholas Rock [after] the patron Saint of Fishermen. -

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