List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
Sir James Boswell
J. D. Boswell Factor Ayr
Voters List
Johnsons Co. Map
029 A very indifferent farm House. Occupied by Hector Walker the property of Sir James Boswell
BALLOCHMYLE VIADUCT Ballochmyle Viaduct Mr. McQueen
Revd [Reverend] James Fairlie
Inscription on Viaduct
029 A gigantic viaduct erected to Carry the Glasgow & South Western Railway over the River Ayr, There are Seven Arches in this viaduct, the Centre one is 180 feet in Span and attracts a great many visitors. The foundation Stone of this Building was laid According to the Ancient usage of Masonry. There is a Tablet inserted in the masonry on which the name (Ballochmyle Viaduct) is inscribed

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County of Ayr
Parish of Mauchline

"The railway bridge is in itself a structure of singular
dimensions as well as beauty. The height of the
arch is 180 feet, and the span about 175. it is
placed near the Howford Bridge, a locality well
known to tourists as one of the most
picturesque in the West of Scotland"
Paterson's History of Ayr.
Vol. [Volume] 2 - P. [Page] 327 -

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