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List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
HEADMARK MOSS Headmark Moss
Yellow Moss
Head Mark Moss
Head Mark Moss
Headmark Moss
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A. Hervey
W. Gilchrist
W. G. Galloway
R. Smith
046 A large extent of deep Moss along the Black Water to the north base of Benbrinachan and Benbeoch, it is of little value as regards the pasturage, the Surface is very much broken, Some places for acres without a blade of grass of any kind bleak wet and dreary, the Footpath from Dalmellington to Ochiltree passes over it and till of late was marked along through this moss by Stakes to prevent people from wandering in Foggy weather, though the name would lead a person to believe that it belonged to Headmark Farm it does not - the property of Hone. [Honourable] F. M. Cathcart
LOUPSHEUGH BURN Loupsheugh Burn Andrew Smith
James McTurk
W. Gilchrist
047 A small stream running along the western base of Loupsheugh Rig, for about 30 chains, until it enters the Black Water.

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