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OS1/3/56/18

List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
CHURCH [nr Stair House] Church
Church
Church
Kirk
Andrew Muir School
William Rorison Manse
William Dunn Dalmore
Johnston's County Map
034 Established Church Ph. [Parish] of Stair. It was built in 1706 by the heritors - in a very bad State of repair. One Storey & a plain Style of Architecture. unendowed.
STAIR HOUSE Stair House
Stair House
Stair House
Stair
Stair
Andrew Muir School
William Rorison Manse
William Dunn Dalmore
Johnston's County Map
County Voters List
034 Situated in a level holm on the South bank of the River Ayr The building is three Storeys in height of a plain Style of architecture Common roof. On the South west & north corners forming part of the building, are three circular towers having conical roofs. It has, from time to time, underwent many repairs & alterations, & is at present in a good State of repair, & in all appearance Modern. It is occupied as a dwelling house by the tenant who farms the estate. Property of the Earl of Stair.

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[Page] 18 - Sheet 34.2 -- Parish of Stair

"Stair was first erected into a Parish in 1673 for the accommodation
"of the noble family of Dalrymple of Stair, whose residence was a great
"distance from Ochiltree, their parish church."
Statistical Account.

This house though much repaired & modernised is,
doubtless of a very great age.
New Stat. Acct. [Statistical Account]

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