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List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
DUNASKIN Dunaskin
Dunaskin
Dunaskine
Dunaskin
Dunaskin
Dunaskin
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A. Hervey
W. Gilchrist
W. G. Galloway
R Smith
Johnston's County Map
046 A few Cothouses one Storey & thatched and in tolerable good repair beautifully Situated on the Side of a Sloping hill and Occupied by Some of the Iron Companies Laboures [Labourers] - this was formerly a Farm Steading. the property of Hone. [Honourable] F. M. Cathcart
DUNASKIN BRICK WORKS Dunaskin Brick Works
Dunaskin Brick Works
Dunaskine Brickworks
Dunaskin Brickworks
Dunaskin Brick Works
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A. Hervey
W. Gilchrist
W. G. Galloway
R Smith
046 A Substantial building one Storey high, and Slated erected by the Dalmellington Iron Company for making Fire Brick and Tiles &c Such as they require at the furnace the clay is procured from a Shaft (Worked by an engine) in Dunaskin Glen and is considered to be excellent for the purpose Iron Stone is found in the Same pit the clay is conveyed by horses to the Kilns and worked by an engine ready for moulding

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[Note]

"The very designation, Dunaskin, from the Celtic
" Dunascoin, signifying the hill of the fierce combat,
by which the glen, including the Green Hill of Drumgrange,
"is known, confirms the tradition that of the main struggle,
" between the men of Kintyre & Alcluyd, having there taken
"place" Patterson's History of Ayrshire (1847)

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