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List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
TORR KNOWE Torr Knowe
Torr Knowe
Torr Knowe
W H Arundell
Joseph Sharp Hopefield
Thomas Dalyrimple Hopefield
031 [Situation] About 4 chains South of Torr Loch. A small Hill 130 yards S.E. [South East] of Barjarg Village.
See Transcriber's notes.
RIVER NITH River Nith
River Nith
River Nith
W H Arundell
Joseph SharpThomas Dalyrimple
031; 040 [Situation] On and near to Eastern Parish Boundary. A large Water flowing in a Southerly direction through this Plan.
TORR CLEUCH Torr Cleugh
Torr Cleugh
Torr Cleugh
W H Arundell
Thomas Dalyrimple
Joseph Sharp
031 [Situation] About 6 chains N.E. [North East] of Torr Loch. A small wooded Glen through which a small stream flows.
LEVEL CLEUGH Level Cleugh
Level Cleugh
Level Cleugh
James McCubbin
James Lorimer
John McKinnel
[Situation] About 6 chains N.W. [North West] of Boatcroft. A Wooded Glen in which a level or entrance to a quarry is situate & from which this Glen takes its name.

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[Page] 66

Parish of Keir Plan 31.15 Trace No. 2

Written over information relating to "Tor Knowe" -
"Tautology - but valuable, as it shows
clearly, that a race of men
came into possession and
that they were ignorant of
the language of their predecessors
O.M.O. [Ordnance Mapping Office]"

Relating to "Torr Knowe" -
The word Torr or Tor implies a Tower and it seems most probable that the same has reference to Barjarg Tower in the several names on this Plan, for it is evident "Tor Knowe" would be otherwise aredundancy - See "Tor Bank" Page 65.
Page 66 Torr Hill - or Hill Top
Knowe - Small hill
Page 38 Barr - Hill or Hill top
Hill - A Hill

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