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List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
BENBAIN [hill] Benbain
Benbain
Benbain
Benbain
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A. Hervey
W. Gilchrist.
W. G. Galloway.
047 A prominent nearly round Sheep pasture with Some Scattred rocks here and there it terminates a long nameless ridge [--] along the north boundary of the Parish from Patna, East and north of it the country is comparatively level and from those directions both it and Benbeoch appear very prominent the property of the Hone. [Honourable] Colonel Cathcart
BENBAIN [house] Benbain
Benbain
Benbain
Benbain
Benbain
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A. Hervey
W. Gilchrist.
W. G. Galloway
Johnston's County Map
047 A Small building one Storey thatched and in tolerable good repair occupied by a Shepherd, formerly this house [was] called Reeve, but Since the old farm Steading of Benbain was taken down the name was transferred to this there is no trace of old Benbain on the ground but a few trees marks the Spot [whereabouts] it formerly Stood the property of the Hone. [Honourable] Colonel F. M. Cathcart

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