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List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
DALMELLINGTON Dalmellington 040 ; 046 ; 047 ; 052 ; 053 [Continued]
The most remote antiquity that can be traced in the ph. [parish] is the remains of the Roman Road which passed from Kirkcudbright to Ayr throughout the whole length of it In Ptolemy's Geography of Britain the course of the Doon is very correctly traced a circumstance strongly corroborative of the fact that the road by Dalmellington was one of the great thoroughfares of the Romans. "Pickans Dyke", "Dame Helen's Castle", "Laicht Castle," "Mote", "Gallow Knowe" and sites of several large Cairns, the other antiquities of the ph. [parish] There are no detached portions of this ph. [parish] nor there any other of any other parish in this.

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Parish of Dalmellington

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