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List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
KIRKTON KIrkton William Bell Kirkton
Charles Stewart
Rev [Reverend] Mr White
043 A farm steading recently repair[ed] with dwellinghouse & garden & farm of land attached.-
KIRKTON WELL KIrkton Well Mr William Bell
Rev [Reverend] Mr White
David Jardine
043 A small well near the farm of Kirkton well known by this name
Site of TOWER [Kirkton] Site of Tower
Site of tower
Site of Tower
David Dobie
David Jardine
William Bell
043 Here formerly stood a Tower or Castle belong[ing] to the Chief of the Johnstones of Annandale. Tradition says that" Lady Johnstone witness[ed] the Battle at Dryfesands from this Tower" The farmer being at present making Improv[ements] a great portion of the foundation has been laid bare & the stone removed

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