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BARSKIMMING OLD BRIDGE Barskimming Old Bridge
Barskimming Old Bridge
Barskimming Old Bridge
Barskimming Old Bridge
Revd. [Reverend] W. M. Walker
Mr. Thomas Cuthbert
Mr. William Paterson
028 A Solid Stone bridge with Cut Stone battlements one arch about 33 feet above the bed of the river Ayr on the Turnpike road from Mauchline to Ochiltree or Coylton the date of its erection is not well known but has underwent a complete repair some 20 years ago. -
BRIDGE HOLM Bridge Holm
Bridge Holm
Bridge Holm
Bridge Holm
Revd. [Reverend] W. M. Walker
Mr. Thomas Cuthbert
Mr. William Paterson
028 A portion of level land on the banks of the River of Ayr on the Stair Side adjacent to and east of Barskimming Old Bridge Surrounded by very old large Beech trees - about 10 feet above the ordinary bed of the river this is the place that Burns composed the poem 'Man is made to Mourn' On the Barskimming Estate Sir Hugh Miller Bart. [Baronet] proprietor
MILLERSTON Millerston
Millerston
Millerston
Millerston
Revd. W. M. Walker
Mr. Thomas Cuthbert
Mr. William Paterson
Johnston's County Map
028 A neat farm house and Steading in good repair all one Storey high and Slated a small addition to the dwelling is of wood on the turnpike road from Mauchline to Coylton and on the Barskimming Estate.
Sir Hugh Miller proprietor.

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