List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
HARKLETILKIN Hurkle-till-im
HourKle till' im
HirKle till im
Gen [General] Carfrae
J McDougal
Forrests Co [County] map 1799
List of Ploughgates
Johnstons Co. [County] map
006 [Situation] About 3/8 Mile N.W. [North West] by N. [North] from Bowerhouse
Two cottage dwellings occupd [occupied] by farm servants in the employment of General Carfrae.
J Spott
J McDougal
Forrests Co. [County] map
006 [Situation] About 3/4 Mile E.S. [East South] East of Bowerhouse
A farmhouse with offices &c attached at present in lands of the proprietor Mr Spott of Spott House
Spott Loan
Spott Loan
J Spot
J McDougal
Stat. Acct. [Statistical Account] 1833
006 [Situation] About 3/4 Mile E. S. [East South] East from Bowerhouse
This name is applied to a portion of road about 20 chains in length, it leads in a north east direction from near the village of Spott on in direction of Dunbar.

Continued entries/extra info

[Page] 98
Parish of Spott

[Note] From enquiry made in the locality this object it appears that the meaning or origin of this name is not Known therefore it is erroneous to divide into separate words with hyphens. And as the list of Ploughgates being drawn up by people in authority & the mode of spelling it writing it as one word being the most reasonable it is therefore taKen in preference to the other varieties

  Transcribers who have contributed to this page.

Bizzy- Moderator, ElaineF