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List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
WAUK HILL Walk Hill
Walk Hill
Walk Hill
Waugh Hill
Waulk Hill
For other modes of spelling See Page 38
Mr John BlackMr William McMurdoch
Mr John Douglas
Stat Acc. [Statistical Account] of Dumfries
Johnstone's Co. [County] Map
031 [Situation] On the South-western Parish Boundary near the Centre of the range of Keir Hills. A hill of considerable eminence, being the highest of a small range stretching from east to west through the Parish of Keir, and on the culminating point of which Stands a Trigonometrical Station. This is the most Considerable elevation in the range of Keir Hills and is supposed to be betwixt 800 and 900 feet above sea level.
BARJARG MOOR Barjarg Moor
Barjarg Moor
Barjarg Moor
W Arundell Esq
Mr John Douglas
Mr William McMurdoch
031; 040 [Situation] On the western side of the Parish. An open heathy moor of considerable extent forming part of the estate of Barjarg.

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Ph. [Parish] of Keir Plan 31.13 Traces 1&2

Transcriber's notes

Referring to "Wauk Hill" is the note "Wauk or Walk -to watch" Jamieson's Sc Dict. [Scottish Dictionary]

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