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List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
WEYDALE STRAND Weydale Strand John Cairncross Thurso -
Alexander Houston - Castleton
William Murray - Murkle
006 This name applies to a prominent part of the foreshore - which is one of the principal fishing marks on the Coast - The reason it has the name given above - is from the fishermen when out in the Bay at low Water - begin to throw out their nets or lines - in line with it and Weydale Hill - as a certain distance out and in line with these two objects is the commencement of good fishing ground -
STANDSTONE GOE Standstone Goe John Cairncross Thurso -
Alexander Houston - Castleton
William Murray - Murkle
006 In the corner of a field a few yards from the high water mark and almost opposite this Goe - there stood till lately - a plain unsculptured monolith which probably marked the place where some Danish hero fell - and which has given the Goe the name of Standstone Goe - This Goe is a large break in the foreshore full of large stones -

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