List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
VIRTUE WELL Virtur Well Dr. [Doctor] Anderson Allanton
Mr. W. Dickson
Mr. Robert Robertson
Mr. Peter Nisbet
Mr Glen
017.06 A mineral Spring (having not the slightest Appearance of a well) on the estate of Blackadder, a few Chains North East from Gold Nick Bridge on the eastern Approach to Blackadder House from Allanton. The Water is impregnated with Carbonate of Iron, and is beneficial in some instances in Curing sore eyes. From its Medicinal Properties it is Known by the name "Virtur Well"

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Parish of Edrom -- Sheet 17- 6 -- Trace 5 -- James Mc.Allister

Written in red below the list of authorities: "Firtur" is only a local or Vulgar distinction and not used on the Plan ---"

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