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List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
PEARSBY HALL Percebyhall
Pearsby Hall
Mr. J. Bell Newhall
Blackwoods Co. [County] Map
Mark McKenzie, Shepherd, Grange
George Rogerson, Proprietor
044 [Situation] In N.W. [North West] district of Parish.
A good substantial dwellinghouse, with out offices and Thrashing machine attached, all slated and in excellent repair. The property and residence of Mr. Rogerson.
Craighousestead Hill
Craighousestead Hill
Craighousestead Hill
Mr. Rogerson Percebyhall
Mr. J. Bell Newhall
Mark McKenzie Shepherd
C. Henderson Shepherd Priestbutts.
Valuation Rolls
Johnstons Map of Dumfries
See also Page 17,
044 [Situation] 34 chains N.N.E. [North North East] from Percebyhall.
A considerable eminence, situated about 1/4 of a mile North off Percebyhall, on its summit, there is, distinctly observable, the remains of A "British Fort".
Note - The name of the above hill is derived from that of an old farm called Craighousesteads, now divided and called respectively North Craighousesteads & South Craighousesteads.
FORT [Craighousesteads Hill] British Fort (Site of)
British Fort (Site of)
British Fort (Site of)
British Fort (Site of)
Mr. Rogerson Percebyhall
Mr. Bell Newhall
Mr McKenzie
C Henderson
044 [Situation] On Craighousesteads Hill.
Remains, of a "Fort" on the Summit of Craighousestead Hill, it is of a circular formation, and Supposed to be of Ancient British origin.

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[Page] 34
Ph. [Parish] of Tundergarth -- Sheet 33 No.10 Trace 1

Percebyhall [note] cancelled [Initialled]

[Signed] Thomas Watson
2nd Corpl. R.E. [Corporal Royal Engineers]

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