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OS1/10/18/30

List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
NETHER CASSOCK Nether Cassock
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 Fingland Bridge
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 Mass Knowe
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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