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Kirkcudbrightshire, Volume 14

Page List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks Continued entries/extra info Transcriber's notes
OS1/20/14/1 [Page] 1 Parish of Carsphairn Plan 8 A. Index. Names of Objects--Pages Acquaintance Hill--14 Bow--14 Black Craig--15 Blaree Burn--0 Coran of Portmark--4 Craighit--6 Cairnsgarroch--13 Craigchessie--13 Dinnins--7 Double Strand--17 Gala Lane--3 Garryhorn Burn--5 Halfmark Burn--15 Kirk Stone--8 Kings Stone--9 Kings Well--10 Kirreoch Burn--17 Loch Head--7 Loch Head Burn--7 Lumps of Garryhorn--11 Lumps Burn--11 Meaul--9 Puttarson Burn--14 Roys--5 Small Burn--3 Sheil (ruins of)--17 Sheil Burn--18
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OS1/20/14/3 GALA LANE Gala Lane Gala Lane Gala Lane John Murray Peter Kelly Ainslies Map. 1820 008 [Situation] Running Northerly passing Loch Head farm house on the West. A tolerably sized Stream or burn having its source in "Dry Loch", and running in a Northerly direction forming a boundary line betwixt the parishes of Carsphairn and Minnigaff untill it receives "Pulskaig Burn", thence to its influx with "Loch Doon" it forms the boundary line betwixt the Counties of Ayr and Kirkcudbrightshire.
OS1/20/14/3 SMALL BURN Small Burn Small Burn Andrew Murdoch James Sloan 008 [Situation] Running Westerly to its junction with Gala Lane. A small stream or burn having its rise at the Western base of Bow, and running in a S. [South] Westerly direction to its conflux with Gala Lane.
OS1/20/14/3 [Page] 3 Parish of Carsphairn Form 136 Page 19 Gala Lane 20 Small Burn
OS1/20/14/4 BOW Bow Bow Bow Andrew Murdoch James Sloan Ainslies Map. 008 [Situation] About 7/8 mile E. [East] of Loch Head farm house. A considerable hill on the farm of Lochhead, its surface is rocky heathy pasture. This hill is upon the same range with "Coran of Portmark"
OS1/20/14/4 CORAN OF PORTMARK Coran of Portmark Coran of Portmark Corran Andrew Murdoch James Sloan Ainslies Map. 004 [Situation] About 1¼ Miles N. by E. [North by East] of Loch Head farm House. A considerable hill or Mountain on the farm of Portmark, its surface is rocky pasture. On its summit is a Trigl. [Trigonometrical] Station called by Trigl. [Trigonometrical] Party "Curran of Portmark." This hill is a conspicuous part of a range which has no distinctive name
OS1/20/14/4 [Page] 4 Parish of Carsphairn Form 136 Page 20 Bow 20 Coran of Portmark
OS1/20/14/5 GARRYHORN BURN Garryhorn Burn Garryhorn Burn Garryhorn Burn William Summerville William Lorimer Ainslies Map. 1820 008 [Situation] Rising near the N.W. [North West] base of Cairnsgarroch & running in a N.E. [North East] direction A small Stream or burn having its rise on the farm of Garryhorn (hence the name) and running in a Northeasterly to its confluence with the "Water of Deugh".
OS1/20/14/5 BLACK CRAIG Black Craig Black Craig William Summerville William Lorimer 008 [Situation] 2 Miles E [East] of Loch Head farm house A portion of large tumbling rocks on the farm of Garryhorn. and situated on the Northern end of Cairnsgarroch,
OS1/20/14/5 ROYS Roys Roys William Summerville William Lorimer 008 [Situation] 1 5/8 Miles E by S. [East by South] of Loch Head farm house A considerable extent of tumbling rocks on the farm of Garryhorn and situated on "Cairnsgarroch" hill.
OS1/20/14/5 [Page] 5 Parish of Carsphairn Form 136 Page 21 Garryhorn Burn 22 Black Craig 21 Roys Garryhorn Burn - Garryhorn from the Gaelic "Garbh chairn" The coarse rocky place
OS1/20/14/6 CRAIGHIT Craighit Craighit Craig Hitt William Summerville William Lorimer Ainslies Map 008 [Situation] About 3/4 Miles E. [East] of Loch Head farm house A small hill on the farm of Garryhorn, its surface is rocky heathy pasture. about 35 chains south of this hill is a Trigl. [Trigonometrical] Station called by Trigl. [Trigonometrical] Party "Craig Hill"
OS1/20/14/6 [Page] 6 Parish of Carsphairn Form 136 Page 32 Craighit
OS1/20/14/7 LOCH HEAD Loch Head Loch Head Andrew Chalmers Andrew Murdoch 008 [Situation] On the S. [South] Margin of Loch Head Burn & about 10 chains E. [East] of Gala Lane A farm house and out houses, all thatched and in middling repair, with a farm of about 3000 acres of land attached. Occupied by Andrew Chalmers The property of the Hon. Col. [Honourable Colonel] McAdam Cathcart of Craigengillan.
OS1/20/14/7 DINNINS Dinnins Dinnins Andrew Chalmers Andrew Murdoch 008 [Situation] About ½ Mile S. [South] of Loch Head farm house A small hill on the farm of Lochhead its surface is rocky pasture. On it is a Trigl. [Trigonometrical] Station called by Trigl. [Trigonometrical] Party "Dennis"
OS1/20/14/7 LOCH HEAD BURN Loch Head Burn Loch Head Burn Andrew Chalmers Andrew Murdoch 008 [Situation] Running N.W. [North West] & passing Loch Head farm house A Considerable stream or burn having its rise on the farm of Lochhead and running in a Northerly direction to its confluence with "Gala Lane"
OS1/20/14/7 [Page] 7 Parish of Carsphairn Form 136 Page 23 Loch Head 23 Dinnins 24 Loch Head Burn Dinnins Probably from the Gaelic Dunan A small hill
OS1/20/14/8 KIRK STONE Kirk Stone Kirk Stone Andrew Chalmers Andrew Murdoch 008 [Situation] ½ Mile S. by E. [South of East] of Loch Head farm house A large granite stone on the farm of Lochhead, and situated about 10 chains east of Dinnins It is traditionally handed down by the people of this locality that Sermons had been preached here during the Scottish persecutions hence the name "Kirk Stone".
OS1/20/14/8 [Page] 8 Parish of Carsphairn Form 136 Page 23 Kirk Stone
OS1/20/14/9 MEAUL Meaul Meaul Meaul William Summerville William Lorimer Ainslies Map. 008 [Situation] About 1 Mile S.E. [South East] of Loch Head farm house A considerable hill on the farm of Garryhorn its surface is rocky pasture. On its summit is a Trigl. [Trigonometrical] Station called by Trigl. [Trigonometrical] Party "Cairns Garroch" This hill is part of an irregular range
OS1/20/14/9 KING'S STONE King's Stone King's Stone William Summerville William Lorimer 008 [Situation] About 1½ Miles S.E by E. [South East by East] of Loch Head farm house A small granite rock on the farm of Garryhorn and situated near to "King's Well". It is traditionally handed down that King Robert Bruce sat upon it while refreshing himself at the well.
OS1/20/14/9 [Page] 9 Parish of Carsphairn Form 136 Page 25 Meaul 25 King's Stone Maol. The brow of a rock often applied to bare rocky hills
OS1/20/14/10 KING'S WELL King's Well King's Well William Summerville William Lorimer 008 [Situation] About 1½ Miles S.E. by E. [South East by East] of Loch Head farm house A small clear spring, on the farm of Garryhorn, and situated near to the "King's Stone", it is traditionally handed down that King Robert Bruce drank out of it, when passing over these Mountains to visit "Loch Doon Castle".
OS1/20/14/10 BLAREE BURN Blaree Burn Blaree Burn William Summerville William Lorimer 008 [Situation] Rising at the E. [East] base of Meaul & running S. [South]. A small Stream or burn having its rise at the Eastern base of Meaul, and running in a Southerly direction to its influx with "Pulmaddy Burn"
OS1/20/14/10 [Page] 10 Parish of Carsphairn Form 136 Page 26 King's Well 25 Blaree Burn Blaree Burn Blaree Probably from the Gaelic Blàr an righ. i.e. the Kings plain or field. Note, near this place is the King's Stone & Kings Well
OS1/20/14/11 LUMPS OF GARRYHORN Lumps of Garryhorn Lumps of Garryhorn William Summerville William Lorimer 008 [Situation] About 1 3/8 Miles E.S.E. [East South East] of Loch Head farm house An Eminence or Knoll on the farm of Garryhorn, its surface is rocKy pasture.
OS1/20/14/11 LUMPS BURN Lumps Burn Lumps Burn William Summerville William Lorimer 008 [Situation] Running Northerly to its junction with Garryhorn Burn A small stream or burn having its rise on the farm of Garryhorn and running in a Northerly direction passing the Eastern side of the "Lumps of Garryhorn" (hence the name) to its confluence with "Garryhorn Burn".
OS1/20/14/11 [Page] 11 Parish of Carsphairn Form 136 Page 26 Lumps of Garryhorn 26 Lumps Burn
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OS1/20/14/13 CAIRNSGARROCH Cairnsgarroch Cairnsgarroch Cairns Garroch William Summerville William Lorimer Ainslies Map. 008 [Situation] About 1½ Miles S.E. by E. [South East by East] of Loch Head farm house A considerable hill on the farms of Garryhorn and Castlemaddy, its surface is rocky. On its summit is a Trigl. [Trigonometrical] Station called by Trigl. [Trigonometrical] Party "Meaul North" several portions of this hill has separate and independant names, such as Roys, Black Craig &c, and it is a prominent part of an irregular range.
OS1/20/14/13 CRAIGCHESSIE Craigchessie Craigchessie William Summerville William Lorimer 008 [Situation] About 1 7/8 Miles S.E. by E. [South East by East] of Loch Head farm house An Eminence or knoll on the farm of Castlemaddy, its surface is rocky pasture. On its Summit is a Trigl. [Trigonometrical] Station called by Trigl. [Trigonometrical] Party "Darnaw"
OS1/20/14/13 [Page] 13 Parish of Carsphairn Form 136 Page 27 Cairnsgarroch 29 Craigchessie Cairnsgarroch - Cairn garbh. The coarse rocky place
OS1/20/14/14 PULTARSON BURN Pultarson Burn Pultarson Burn William Summerville William Lorimer 008 [Situation] Rising at the N.E. [North East] base of Craigchessie & running S. [South] Easterly A small Stream or burn having its rise on the farm of Castlemaddy and running in a S. [South] Westerly direction to its confluence with "Polmaddy Burn".
OS1/20/14/14 ACQUAINTANCE HILL Aquaintance Hill Aquaintance Hill William Summerville William Lorimer 008 [Situation] About 2 3/4 Miles S.E. by E. [South East by East] of Loch Head farm house An Eminence on the farm of Castlemaddy, its surface is rocky heathy pasture. On its Summit is a Trigl. [Trigonometrical] Station called by Trigl. [Trigonometrical] Party "Sheil Craig"
OS1/20/14/14 [Page] 14 Parish of Carsphairn Form 136 Page 30 Pultarson Burn 29 Acquaintance Hill
OS1/20/14/15 HALFMARK BURN Halfmark Burn Halfmark Burn William Summerville William Lorimer 008; 009 [Situation] Rising on the E. [East] Side of Cairnsgarroch & running Easterly. For Description see Name List for Plan 9 A.
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OS1/20/14/17 KIRREOCH BURN Kirreoch Burn Kirreoch Burn Andrew Chalmers Andrew Murdoch 008 [Situation] Running in a N.W. [North Westerly] direction to its junction with Gala Lane A small stream or burn having its rise on the farm of Loch Head and running in Northerly direction to its confluence with "Gala Lane".
OS1/20/14/17 DOUBLE STRAND Double Strand Double Strand Andrew Chalmers Andrew Murdoch 008 [Situation] Running Westerly to its junction with Kirreoch Burn A small stream or burn having its rise on the farm of Loch Head and running in a Westerly direction to its confluence with "Kirreoch Burn".
OS1/20/14/17 Sheil (in ruins) Sheil (Ruins of) Sheil (Ruins of) Andrew Chalmers Andrew Murdoch 008 [Situation] 1½ Miles S.W. [South West] of Loch Head farm house The ruins of a Shepherd's house on the farm of Lochhead, and situated on the margin of "Sheil Burn".
OS1/20/14/17 [Page] 17 Parish of Carsphairn Form 136 Page 17 Kirreoch Burn 17 Double Strand 17 Sheil (in ruins)
OS1/20/14/18 SHEIL BURN Sheil Burn Sheil Burn Andrew Chalmers Andrew Murdoch 008 [Situation] Running Westerly & passing Sheil (in ruins) to its junction with Kirreoch Burn A small Stream having its rise on the farm of Lochhead and running in a Westerly direction to its confluence with "Kirreoch Burn".
OS1/20/14/18 [Page] 18 Parish of Carsphairn Form 136 Page 31 Sheil Burn
OS1/20/14/19 GALA LANE Gala Lane John Murray n.s. Craigencallie Via N. [New] Galloway 008 A tolerably sized Stream having it Source in 'Dry Loch' flowing in a Northerly direction forming the boundary between the Parishes of Minnigaff and Carsphairn Until it receives the the 'PulsKaig Burn' thence to its influx into 'Loch Doon' forming the boundary between the Shires of of Ayr and Kirkcudbright Note. John Murray of Craigencallie Asserts that Gala is only a Contraction of Galloway.
OS1/20/14/19 [Page] 19 List of Names collected by C.A. [Civilian Assistant] Robert Miller 1st. Examiner Plan 8A Trace 1 Parish Carsphairn Object Gala Lane - A Stream [Signed] Robert Miller C/A [Civilian Assistant] 7th Nov. [November] 1849
OS1/20/14/20 SMALL BURN Small Burn Andrew Murdoch Port Mark Carsphairn James Slowan Carsphairn 008 A small stream which rises as the western base of 'Bow' flows in a westerly direction & falls into 'Gala Lane' a short distance South from 'Loch Doon'
OS1/20/14/20 CORAN OF PORTMARK Coran of Portmark Andrew Murdoch Port Mark Carsphairn James Slowan Carsphairn 004 A Considerable rocky hill or mountain on the farm of PortmarK, on its Summit is a Trigl. ◬ [Trigonometrical Station] Called by Trigl. [Trigonometrical] Party 'Curran of PortmarK'
OS1/20/14/20 BOW Bow Andrew Murdoch Port Mark Carsphairn James Slowan Carsphairn 008 A considerable rocKy hill on the farm of Loch head Situated South of 'Coran of PortmarK' it is upon the same range with Coran of Portmark and is shaped like a bow hence the name.
OS1/20/14/20 [Page] 20 List of Names collected by Robert Miller C.A. [Civilian Assistant] 1st. Examiner Plan 8A Trace 1 Parish Carsphairn Object Small Burn - a Stream Coran of Portmark - a hill Bow - a hill [Signed] Robert Miller C.A. [Civilian Assistant] 10th Nov. [November] 1849
OS1/20/14/21 GARRYHORN BURN Garryhorn Burn William Somerville n.s. Garryhorn Via Carsphairn William Lorimer n.s. Garryhorn Via Carsphairn 008 A Small Stream having its rise on And flowing thro' [through] the farm of Garryhorn (hence the name) And ultimately flowing into the Water of Deugh, a short distance N.W. [North West] of Carspharin Village.
OS1/20/14/21 ROYS Roys William Somerville n.s. Garryhorn Via Carsphairn William Lorimer n.s. Garryhorn Via Carsphairn 008 A extent of tumbling precipitous rocKs, Situated on the western side of 'Cairns Garroch' The rocKs when viewed from a distance present a reddish brown appearance
OS1/20/14/21 [Page] 21 List of Names collected by John Mahony Pte. RS & M [Private Royal Sappers & Miners] Plan 8A Trace 2 Parish Carsphairn Object Garryhorn Burn - a Stream Roys - Tumbling Rocks [Signed] John Mahony Pte. RS & M [Private Royal Sappers & Miners] 10th Novr. [November] 1849
OS1/20/14/22 BLACK CRAIG Black Craig William Somerville n.s. Garryhorn Carsphairn William Lorimer Garryhorn Carsphairn 008 A portion of large tumbling rocKs on the farm of Garryhorn Situated at the N. [North] of 'Cairns Garroch' It derives its Name from its blacK appearance
OS1/20/14/22 CRAIGHIT Craighit William Somerville n.s. Garryhorn Carsphairn William Lorimer Garryhorn Carsphairn 008; 009 Small rocKy heathy hill on the farm of Garryhorn Situated a Short distance E. [East] of 'Black Craig' Upon a small eminence about ½ a mile South of the hill, stands a ◬ [Trigonometrical Station] called by Trigl. [Trigonometrical] party 'Craig Hill'.
OS1/20/14/22 [Page] 22 List of Names collected by John Mahony Pte. RS & M [Private Royal Sappers & Miners] Plan 8A Trace 2 Parish Carsphairn Object Black Craig - RocKy eminence Craighit - Portion of rocKs [Note under Craighit] "derivation of name unKnown" [Signed] John Mahony Pte. RS & M [Private Royal Sappers & Miners] 10th Novr. [November] 1849
OS1/20/14/23 DINNINS Dinnins Andrew Chalmers n.s. Loch Head Via Carsphairn Andrew Murdoch n.s. PortMarK Via Carsphairn 008 A Small rocKy heathy hill on the farm of Loch Head Situated a short distance East from 'Gala Lane' On it Summit is a Trig ◬ [Trigonometrical Station] Called by Trig [Trigonometrical] party 'Dennis'.
OS1/20/14/23 KIRK STONE Kirk Stone Andrew Chalmers n.s. Loch Head Via Carsphairn Andrew Murdoch n.s. PortMarK Via Carsphairn 008 A large granite Stone Situated N.E. [North East] of Dinnins There is a tradition in the locality that occasionally during the persecution, Sermons were preached here hence the name.
OS1/20/14/23 LOCH HEAD Loch Head Andrew Chalmers n.s. Loch Head Via Carsphairn Andrew Murdoch n.s. PortMarK Via Carsphairn 008 A farm house And offices all thatched And in middling repair attached is a farm of very Coarse land Consisting of about 3000 Acres. Occupant Andrew Chalmers proprietor Col. [Colonel] the Honble [Honourable] McAdam Cathcart of Craigengillan, Barbeth, Via Dalmellington.
OS1/20/14/23 [Page] 23 List of Names collected by J Resuggan Pte RS&M [Private Royal Sappers & Miners] 1st Examiner. Plan 8A Trace 3 Parish Carsphairn Object Dinnins - a hill KirK Stone - A Stone Loch Head - a house [Signed] J Resuggan Pte RS&M [Private Royal Sappers & Miners] 20th Novr. [November] 1849
OS1/20/14/24 LOCH HEAD BURN Loch Head Burn Andrew Chalmers Loch Head Via Carsphairn Andrew Murdoch Portmark Via Carsphairn 008 A middling Sized Stream rising on the farm of Loch Head And flowing in a northerly direction past 'Loch Head' farm house (And receiving a number of Small Streamlets, none having a name) And ultimately flowing into Galla Lane
OS1/20/14/24 [Page] 24 List of Names collected by J Resuggan Pte RS & M [Private Royal Sappers & Miners] 1st Examiner Plan 8A Trace 3 Parish Carsphairn Object Loch Head Burn - Stream [Signed] J Resuggan Pte RS & M [Private Royal Sappers & Miners] 20th Novr. [November 1849]
OS1/20/14/24 Small Burn scored through
OS1/20/14/25 MEAUL Meaul William Somerville n.s. Garryhorn Via Carsphairn William Lorimer n.s. Garryhorn Via Carsphairn 008 A Considerable rocKy hill on the farm of Garryhorn. It presents a very bare appearance On its Summit is a ◬ [Trigonometrical Station] Called by Trig. [Trigonometrical] party "Cairns Garroch"
OS1/20/14/25 BLAREE BURN Blaree Burn William Somerville n.s. Garryhorn Via Carsphairn William Lorimer n.s. Garryhorn Via Carsphairn 008 A Small stream gathering on the eastern base of 'Meaul' And flowing in a Southerly direction to its influx into 'Polmaddy Burn'
OS1/20/14/25 KING'S STONE King's Stone 008 A Small granite rock standing beside 'King's Well' at the N. [North] East base of a large mountain called 'Meaul' it is said King Robert Bruce sat upon it whilst refreshing himself at the Well. This is merely traditional.
OS1/20/14/25 [Page] 25 List of Names collected by John Mahony Pte. RS.& M [Private Royal Sappers & Miners] 1st. Examiner Plan 8A Trace 4 Parish Carsphairn Object Meaul - a hill Blaree Burn - a Stream King's Stone - A small granite Stone
OS1/20/14/26 LUMPS OF GARRYHORN Lumps of Garryhorn William Somerville n.s.Garryhorn Via Craphairn William Lorimer n.s. Garryhorn Via Carsphairn 008 A tolerably sized rocKy eminence on the farm of Garryhorn Situated between 'Garryhorn Burn' and Lump Burns'
OS1/20/14/26 LUMPS BURN Lumps Burn William Somerville n.s.Garryhorn Via Craphairn William Lorimer n.s. Garryhorn Via Carsphairn 008 A Small Stream rising between Lump (hence the name of Garryhorn And Roys' And flowing in a northerly direction to its influx into 'Garryhorn Burn'
OS1/20/14/26 KING'S WELL King's Well William Somerville n.s.Garryhorn Via Craphairn William Lorimer n.s. Garryhorn Via Carsphairn 008 A Small clear spring Situated at the N. [North] East base of 'Meaul' tradition says that King Robert Bruce [drank] thereupon, when passing over these [ridges] to visit Loch Doon Castle hence the name.
OS1/20/14/26 [Page] 26 List of Names collected by John Mahony Pte. RS&M [Private Royal Sappers & Miner] 1st Examiner Plan 8A Trace 4 Parish Carsphairn Object Lumps of Garryhorn - An Eminence Lumps Burn - A Stream King's Well - A Spring
OS1/20/14/27 CAIRNSGARROCH Cairnsgarroch Mr William Somerville n.s. Garryhorn William Lorimer n.s. Garryhorn Via Carsphairn 008 A considerable hill, on the farms of 'Garryhor' And Castlemaddy' the Surface of which rocKy heathy pasture An on its Summit is a Trigl [Trigonometrical] Station Called by Trig. [Trigonometrical] party 'Meaul North' Divers parts of this hill has got different names at the North extremity is an extent of tumbling precipitous RocKs Called 'Roys' (for which see description)
OS1/20/14/27 [Page] 27 List of Names collected by Richard Ryan Civil Asst. [Assistant] 1st Examiner Plan 8A Trace 5 Parish Carsphairn Object Cairnsgarroch - a hill [Signed] Richard Ryan 27th Novr. [November] 1849
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OS1/20/14/29 ACQUAINTANCE HILL Acquaintance Hill William Somerville n.s. Garryhorn Carsphairn William Lorimer n.s. 008 An eminence on the farm of 'Castlemaddy' the Surface of which RocKy heathy pasture And on its Summit is a Trigl. [Trigonometrical] Station called by Trig. [Trigonometrical] party 'Sheil Craig'
OS1/20/14/29 CRAIGCHESSIE Craigchessie William Somerville n.s. Garryhorn Carsphairn William Lorimer n.s. 008 A RocKy eminence on the farm of Castlemaddy and Situated at the South east end of 'Cairnsgarroch' upon its Summit Stands a ◬ [Trigonometrical Station] called by Trig [Trigonometrical] party Darnaw W. [West]
OS1/20/14/29 [Page] 29 List of Names collected by Richard Ryan Civil Asst. [Assistant] 1st. Examiner Plan 8A Trace 5 Parish Carsphairn Object Acquaintance - An Eminence Craigchessie - An eminence [Signed] Richard Ryan 27th November 1849
OS1/20/14/30 PULTARSON BURN Pultarson Burn William Somerville n.s. Garryhorn William Lorimer n. Garryhorn Via Carsphairn 008 A Small Stream having its Source on the farm of 'Castlemaddy' And running in a South-westerly direction until its influx with 'Pulmaddy Burn'.
OS1/20/14/30 [Page] 30 List of Names collected by Richard Ryan Civil Asst. [Assistant] 1st. Examiner Plan 8A Trace 5 Parish Carsphairn Object Pultarson Burn - Stream [Signed] Richard Ryan 27th November 1849
OS1/20/14/31 KIRREACH BURN Kirreach Burn Andrew Chalmers n.s. Loch Head Via Carsphairn Andrew Murdoch n.s. PortmarK Via Carsphairn 008 A Small Mountain Stream gathering on the farm of Loch Head And flowing in Northerly direction to its influx into Gala Lane.
OS1/20/14/31 SHEIL (in ruins) Sheil (in ruins) Andrew Chalmers n.s. Loch Head Via Carsphairn Andrew Murdoch n.s. PortmarK Via Carsphairn 008 The ruins of a Shepherd's house on the farm of Loch Head Situated on the margin of Sheil Burn
OS1/20/14/31 SHEIL BURN Sheil Burn Andrew Chalmers n.s. Loch Head Via Carsphairn Andrew Murdoch n.s. PortmarK Via Carsphairn 008 A Small Stream rising on the farm of Loch Head And flowing in a Westerly direction past Sheil in (ruins) to its influx into Kirreoch Burn
OS1/20/14/31 [Page] 31 List of Names collected by James Resuggan Pte. RS & M [Private Royal Sappers & Miners] 1st. Examiner Plan 8A Trace 6 Parish Carsphairn Object Kirreach Burn - A Stream Sheil (in ruins) - Ruins Sheil Burn - A Stream [Signed] J Resuggan Pte. RS & M [Private Royal Sappers & Miners] 20th. Novr. [November] 1849
OS1/20/14/32 DOUBLE STRAND Double Strand Andrew Chalmers n.s. Loch Head via Carsphairn Andrew Murdoch n.s. PortMarK via Carsphairn 008 A Small Streamlet rising On the farm of Loch Head flowing in a Westerly direction to its influx into Kirreoch Burn.
OS1/20/14/32 [Page] 32 List of Names collected by James Resuggan Pte. RS&M [Private Royal Sappers & Miners] 1st. Examiner Plan 8A Trace 6 Parish Carsphairn Object Double Strand - A stream [Signed] J Resuggan Pte. RS&M [Private Royal Sappers & Miners] 20th Nover. [November] 1849 W Driscoll Gosset Lt. R.E. [Lieutenant Royal Engineers] Sep. [September] 15.1850
OS1/20/14/33 [Page] 33 14 OS1/20/14 Kirkcudbrightshire Plan 8A. Name of Parishes Carsphairn -- 1