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List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
KEIR HILLS Keir Hills
Keir Hills
Keir Hills
Keir Hill
Keir Hill
Rev. Mr. Menzies
Mr. F. Hunter Esq.
Mr. Smith Penfillan
Stat: Acc: [Statistical Account] of Dumfries
Fullarton's Gazetteer
031 [Situation] At No. 38 on Trace 5. On the western side of Parish & stretching through Waterside Capenoch Beuchan and Barjarg Moors.
A lofty ridge of Mountain rough & heathy, extending from Barhill Southwards and forms a remarkable feature, in the county the name is well known, and includes the highland of the different moor in Keir Parish.
BARR HILL Barhill
Barr Hill
Barr Hill
Barr Hill
Crawfords Map of Co. [County]
Rev. [Reverend] Mr. Menzies
Mr. H Smith
James Hyslop
031 [Situation] At No. 20 on Trace 2. About 40 chains S.W. [South West] of Linnhead Rigg.
An eminence forming a feature and part of Keir Hill partly in two Estates which causes it to be sometimes called Waterside Hill or Blackchub viz from the Estate in which the summit stands, the correct name is Barhill, the base of which extends along into the Bar farm, adjoining
WAUK HILL Waulk Hill
Waulk Hill
Waulk Hill
Wauch Hill
Waulk Hill
Walk Hill
Waugh Hill
Mr. Hoggan Bellevue
Mr. Smith
Crawford's Co. [County] Map of Dumfries
Rev. [Reverend] Mr. Menzies
Mr. Hyslop
See Page 53
See Page 53
031 [Situation] At No. 38 on Trace 5. On the South-Western Parish Boundary near centre of Keir Hills.
A hill feature on the Keir Hills and is a name well known but pronounced and written Walk Hill the common name is Waulk Hill and is the original Scotish mode of writing this name. See Page 53.

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[Signed] M. Donohue

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