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List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
HANGING SHAW Hanging Shaw Alex Grierson
William McCall
William Bryden
022 [Situation] About 2½ Miles N.N.E. of Thornhill
A steep wooded bank adjacent to Morton Mains. This and the adjoining field (Gallowflat) probably owe their names to some event which occurred during the period when Morton Castle was inhabited. This name is often given to Woods when situated on steep banks.
MORTON MAINS Morton Mains


Morton Mains
Morton Mains
Alex Grierson
Thomas Nevison
William Bryden
Gazetteer of Scotland
Johnstone's County Map
022 [Situation] 2½ miles N.E. of Thornhill
A dwellinghouse with garden, barns etc and a farm of land attached.

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Parish of Morton Plan 22/7 Trace 5
W Paterson c/a civil assistant

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