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List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
Nether Cassock
Mr. James Glendinning farmer, Over Cassock.
Robert Thompson Esqr. Nether Cassock.
018 [Situation] About 25 Chains S.W. [South West] of Fingland
A large and commodious farm house two storeys high and slated, with suitable [--] in good repair & slated - & a small vegetable garden and a large sheep farm attached. It is tenanted by Robert Thompson Esqr. & is the property of the Duke of Buccleugh.
Fingland Bridge
Mr. James Glendinning farmer, Over Cassock
Robert Thompson Esqr. Nether Cassock
018 [Situation] About 1/4 of a mile South of Fingland
A stone bridge of one arch over the [--]
between Nether Cassock and Fingland [--] in 1842 by the Commissioners of [Supp--] the County of Dumfries. It derives its name from its proximity to Fingland.
Mass Knowe
Mr. James Glendinning farmer Over Casock
Robert Thompson Esqr. Nether Cassock
018 [Situation] About 25 Chains S.W. [South West] of Nether Cassock
A small gently sloping hill, near [Nether] Cassock. It is supposed to be one of the places where Roman Catholics celebrated mass during the days of Religious persecution. Although not high itself, from its position it commands a considerable view on all sides rendering secret approach to it difficult and was, probably, the cause of its selection

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Parish of Eskdalemuir
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