List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
Moat Brae
Moat Brae
Peter Mundell
J.H. Bell
R. Kemp Esqre.
049 [situation] Along the margin of the River Nith on the N.E. [North East] side of Dumfries Burgh.
A high banK of the river Nith extending from the Green Sands to a point nearly opposite the Lovers WalK at the Townhead. It is chiefly a Sloping banK tastefully laid out in handsome gardens and ornamental grounds.
Site of NORTH PORT [Dumfries] Townhead Port or North Port. [site of]
Townhead Port or North Port [site of ]
North Port [site of]
North Port [site of]
J. McCormack
George Dunbar
J.H. Bell
Mr. McGowan Architect
049 [situation] In Townhead St. a little North of the junction of Loreburn St. with the above [Townhead St.]-
The Ancient Gateway or Port which led in And out of the Town through the fortification wall And was the highway that led into And from the North side of the Town. Part of the Side of the Archway pillar which formed one Side of the Gateway is still pointed out as part of the wall of a house. About 80 years ago this was demolished -

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