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List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
QUARRY ROAD Quarry Road
Quarry Road
Quarry Road
Revd. [Reverend] Menzies
Mr. Hoggan
Mr. Black
031 [Situation] No. 92 on Trace 4 opposite Brownhill Cottages.
A parish road leading from the public road at Brown Hill in direction of Bellevue, and New Mains, it is repaired by the parish as far as the name so applied. It bears the name from the Turnpike Road to where the road to Bellevue branches off.
BROWN HILL Brown Hill
Brown Hill
Brown Hill
Edward Hoggan Esq.
Revd. [Reverend] Mr. Menzies
Mr. McKinnel
031 [Situation] About 10 chains E. [East] of Brownhill Cottages
An eminence from which the house Brownhill takes the name.
SHILLEN HILL Shillen Hill
Shillen Hill
Shillen Hill
Charter in Reign of George III
Mr. Smith
Mr. Hamilton
031 [Situation] At No. 54 on Trace 4. About 8 chains S.E. [South East] of Keir Church.
A small eminence formerly used for cleaning Shillin and by charter in the reign of George III to be used by the person occupying the Mill adjoining. Shillin in Scotch is applied mostly to the "husks of corn ground" called shillin seeds". Shillen implies the grain itself freed of husks. As the former Could not be cleaned on an eminence it is evident that the name here applies to the grain itself. Shillen which was cleaned freed of the husks by exposure on this hillock to the wind.
BOILING WELL Boiling Well
Boiling Well
Boiling Well
Engraved on a flag over the Well
Mr. Henry Smith
Mr. Black
031 [Situation] About 8 chains N. [North] of Keir Church.
A spring well so called in the District
QUARRY KNOWE Quarry Knowe
Quarry Knowe
Quarry Knowe
Edward Hoggan Esq.
Revd. [Reverend] Mr. Menzies
Mr. McKinnel
031 [Situation] About 11 chains E. [East] of Brown Hill.
An eminence at the end of which there is a Sandstone Quarry.

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Plan 31.6 Trace 4.

Shillen Hill [note] Shillen - Grain freed from the husks. Jamieson's S.D. [Scottish Dictionary]

[Signed] M Donohue

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