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List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
SOLWAY FIRTH Solway Firth
Solway Firth
Solway Firth
Solway Firth
Solway Firth
Solway Frith
Solway Frith
Solway Frith
Solway Frith
James Hunter
Black's Co. [County] Maps
Lloyd's Map of England
Ordce. [Ordnance] 6" Map of Kirkcudbright
Map in Statistical Acct. [Account] of Dumfries
Genl. [General] Roy's Map of Gt. [Great] Britain
Walker's Map of Scotland
Johnstone's Co. [County] Map
Crawford's Co. [County] Map
060; 061; 065; 066 [Situation] Washing Carlaverock Parish on the South
A large bay projecting from the Irish Sea Eastward between England and Scotland and washing the Parish of Carlaverock on the south and South-west at which latter point the River Nith forms a long and gradually expanding estuary between Dumfries-shire and Kirkcudbrightshire also Lochar Water at the S.E. [South East] point of Parish, forms a considerable estuary separating Carlaverock from Ruthwell Parish. The Solway Frith is said to measure 58 miles in length, 37 miles at its entrance and to have a maximum breadth of 19 miles and minimum of 8 miles. and a mean breadth of about 13 miles - it is chiefly remarkable for the peculiar phenomena of its tides. - Ordinary tides rise from 10 to 12 feet Spring tides to 20 feet.

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Parish of Carlaverock

Plan 61.7

Washing Carlaverock Parish on the South

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