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List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
BARLAE HILL Craig of Barlae
Craig of Barlae
Barlae Hill
Thomas Rowan
Thomas Barbour
Ainslies Map. 1820
Name List 9B
009 [Situation] About 1 3/8 Miles W.N.W. [West North West] of Glenhowl
A small eminence or knoll on the farm of Barlae, its surface consists of rocky heathy pasture, On it is a Trigl. [Trigonometrical] Station called by Trigl. [Trigonometrical] Party Barle of Carsphairn,
GORDON'S KNOWE Gordon's Knowe
Gordon's Knowe
James Wilson
A. [Alexander] Kirk
009 [Situation] 1 1/8 Miles W.N.W. [West North West] of Glenhowl farm ho, [house]
A small arable knoll on the farm of Barlae how it got the name is not known in the locality, but possibly from a person called Gordon.
James Wilson
A. [Alexander] Kirk
009 [Situation] About 1 1/2 Miles W. by N. [West by North] of Glenhowl

A tolerable sized rock on the farm of Barlae, and situated about 18 chains South of "Craig of Barlae"

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Parish of Carsphairn

Left hand side of Page Form 136 Page 49 Craig of Barlae; 51 Gordon's Knowe; 51 Craigwhar

Craig of Barlae
[Name] Barlae from the
Gaelic Barr liadh
The Grey Summit
[Name] Craig an bharr The craig or
rock of the height

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