List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
STEPEND (Ruins of) Stepend (in ruins)
Stepend (in ruins)
Thomas Barbour esqr.
James Wilson
009 [Situation] 1 1/4 Miles W. [West] of Glenhowl
The ruins of a cot house on the farm of Woodhead, and situated on the Southern margin of Pulmaddy Burn at the end of stepping stones which is placed across the Burn - hence the name.
Ballensack Ford
James Wilson
Alexander Kirk
009 [Situation] About 1 1/4 Miles W. by S. [West by South] of Glenhowl

A ford crossing Pulmaddy Burn, situated between Cumling Ford and Stepend Ford, not known in the locality how it got the name.

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Parish of Kells

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Ballensack Ford
[Name] Bealach an Sac i.e.
The way, or passage, of the sacks. Probably so called
in former days before cars or carts came into use when mostly
all merchandizes were carried by
land in sacks on horses backs or
on pack saddles.

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Gerald Cummins

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