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List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
LOCHMABENGATE PORT (Site of) Lochmabengate Port (Site of)
Lochmabengate Port (Site of)
George Dunbar
John McCormack
055 [Situation] In English street at the end of ShaKespeare Street
This was the principal gate or Port [which] led into And from the Town on the East Side through the old fortification wall. It was surmounted by a Tower in which a guard could be kept ,- It was entirely demolished about 90 years ago.- The [occasion] of taKing it down was a Carrier between Carlisle and Dumfries drove a large way between those places. The Waggon with such a load could not pass through the gateway which caused a great inconvenience and therefore the Port or Gateway was [unmounted] Mr. George Dunbar who is proprietor of the ground states that this site was pointed out to him by his forefathers, John McCormack also identifies it.
PORT PLACE [Dumfries] Port Place
Port Place
Port Place
Corner Board
J. Bell
R. Kemp Esqr.
055 [Situation] |At the S. E. [South East] End of English Street.
This Name applies to where Shakespeare Street joins English Street.

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