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List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
SCAR POINT Glenhowan Scar-point
Glenhowan Scar-point
Glenhowan Scar-point
Scar Point
Scar Point
Mr. James Hunter
Mr. John Scott
Mr. Thomas Craig
Crawford's Co. [County] Map.
Johnstone's Co. [County] Map
Mr. Maxwell
060 [Situation] Forming S.n. [South Western] point of landward part of Parish, 2 miles S.S.E. [South South East] from Glencaple. A minor projection of land W.ward [Westward] from the Shore Road at Fisher's Bush into the estuary of the mouth of the River Nith, for a distance of About 10 chains. Near the Shore Road it consists of Whins, SInks, Sand, Gravel and Small Stones. the under-lying-shale, consists of basaltic rock sometimes called whinstone in consequence of which it Obtains the name "Scar" And hence is the name by prefix. The name is generally Known in the District and forms a remarkable feature, on the banks of the Nith.
SHORE ROAD Shore Road
Shore Road
Shore Road
Mr. James Hunter
Mr, John Scott
Mr. Thomas Craig
060 [Situation] From Sn. [Southern] extremity of Glencaple extending S.S.E. [South South East] and skirting the Parish on W. [West] and S.W. [South West] A local name applied to the Parish Road leading from Glencaple Quay to Bowhouse near Caerlaverock Castle, commands a beautiful prospect of the Estuary of the Nith, the Solway Firth & Cumberland

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Parish of Carlaverock

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