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List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
BLACKNEST LOCH Laught Blacknest Loch
Laught Blacknest Loch
Laught Blacknest Loch
Blacknest Loch
Blacknest Loch
Blacknest Loch
Blacknest Loch
William Maxwell Esqr.
Mr. John Leach
Revd. [Reverend] John Murray William Brydon
James Hastings
James McMillan
James Milligan
022; 031 [Situation] Nearly 1 Mile W. [West (actually East)] of Thornhill,
A small Artificial Lake Situated on the South East of Laught Blacknest Farm from which it takes its name Duke of Buccleuch proprietor.
This place is well known as Blacknest Loch.
LAUGHT MOOR Laught Moor
Laught Moor
Laught Moor
William Brydon
James McMillan
John Leach
022; 031 [Situation] 1 Mile E. [East] from Thornhill
A large district of Cultivated land, formerly a Common, This name is taken from Lacht or Laght a heap of stones, and has same signification in Ireland as the Cairn in this Country.
THE LAKE The Lake
The Lake
The Lake
Mr. Lorimer
James Hastings
John Leach
022; 031 [Situation] At Sn. [Southern] extremity of Whitemoss Loch in a S.S.E. [South South East] direction
A Small stream issuing from White Moss Loch, bears the name to the Cample Water.

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Parish of Morton -- Plan 22-15 Trace 6

[Signed] Hugh Doherty Civil Assistant

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Blacknest Loch - Situation - W is a mistake, it is E on the maps!

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