List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
Stony Burn
Stony Burn
Stony Burn
A. Hervey
W. Gilchrist
W. G. Galloway
047 A Stream rather rapid in its course down the north Side of Claffin hill and Collecting on the Summit the name is quite descriptive it is both Stony and Cliffy the greater part of its Course.
Linn Water
Kenedy Brown Esqr
Walter Campbell
James Morrison Burnockhead Ochiltree
Mr. McGuffie Micklehill
047 A rapid mountain stream which collects and flows from the north base of Benbrack, in a northerly direction,; and forms the boundary between the Parishes of Dalmellington and New Cumnock, until it is joined by a small stream where it enters the Ph. [Parish] of Dalmellington; (Plan 47-5) from which point it takes the name of "Cummock Burn".
(see page 56)
There is a fine Waterfall of 28 feet on this stream; from which probably it derives its name.

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