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List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
CASTLE HILL Castle Hill
Castle Hill
J.B Hepburn Esqr.
Thomas Thomson Esqr.
055 [Situation] About 5/8 mile S. by E. [South by East] of St. Michaels Church
An Eminence or portion of high ground on which tradition records, that Cummins Castle once stood. It was surrounded and defended by a very deep ditch or Moat still pretty entire on the East and South sides that on the other sides being partly defaced.
THE SADDLE The Saddle
The Saddle
J.B. Hepburn Esqr.
R. Kemp Esqr
055 [Situation] About 52 chains S. by E. [South By East] of St. MIchaels Church
A small Knoll planted with trees in the ornamental grounds of Castledykes.
PARADISE Paradise
Paradise
Paradise
John B. Hepburn Esqr.
R. Kemp Esqr.
Picture of Dumfries by Mr McDiarmid
055 [Situation] About 5/8 mile S. by E. [South by East] of St. Michaels Church
A small rocky Knoll planted with trees, On the top is a smooth level area or platform.

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70 -- The Saddle
70 -- Paradise

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