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Kirkcudbrightshire, Volume 31

Page List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks Continued entries/extra info
OS1/20/31/1 [Page] 1 Parish of Minigaff Plan 14C INDEX Name of Objects -- Page Black Craig -- 7 Bishie Burn -- 10 Buchan Hill -- 11 Brocklochs -- 15 Craignaw -- 7 Clints of the Buss -- 13 Cornarroch Strand -- 16 Craiglee -- 17 Dow Loch -- 8 Dow Spout -- 8 Dow Burn -- 9 Dow Loch -- 17 Ewe Rig -- 3 Ellergower Knowe -- 19 Gairland Burn -- 11 High Cornarroch -- 10 Loch Neldricken -- 4 Loch Narroch -- 5 Loch Valley -- 12 Long Loch Burn -- 14 Low Cornarroch -- 16 Meaul -- 4 Mid Burn -- 5 Otter Strand -- 9 Point of the Snibe -- 15 Rig of Loch Enoch -- 3 Rig of Jarkness -- 13 Round Loch of Glenhead -- 13 Shot Cleugh -- 7 White Brae Top -- 12 White Brae -- 11 Snibe Hill -- 15
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OS1/20/31/3 RIG OF LOCH ENOCH Rig of Loch Enoch Rig of Loch Enoch Rig of Loch Enoch John Murray Anthony McMillan Plan 13D 014 [Situation] About 1 5/8 miles N.W. [North West] of Loch Narroch. An eminence of a ridge like Shape on the farm of Buchan its surface Consists of rocky heathy pasture. Situated a short distance from Loch Enoch, hence the name.
OS1/20/31/3 EWE RIG Ewe Rig Ewe Rig Ewe Hill John Murray A. McMillan Ainslie's Map 1820 014 [Situation] About 13/8 miles N.N.W. [North North West] of Loch Narroch. An eminence of a ridge like Shape on the farm of Buchan its surface consists of rocky heathy pasture.-
OS1/20/31/3 [Page] 3 Parish of Minnigaff Form 136 Page 29 Rig of Loch Enoch 31 Ewe Rig
OS1/20/31/4 LOCH NELDRICKEN Loch Neldricken Loch Neldricken Loch Neldricken John Murray A, McMillan Ainslie's Map 014 [Situation] About 7/8 mile N. by W. [North by West] of Loch Narroch. A tolerable sized irregularly shaped Lake, on the farm of Buchan an situated a short distance to the North of Loch Valley to which it is connected by Mid Burn. It has a few Small Islands but none of which is known by any name.
OS1/20/31/4 MEAUL Meaul Meaul Meaul John Murray A. McMillan Ainslie's Map 014 [Situation] About 1 mile N.W. by W. [North West by West] of Loch Narroch. A Small hill on the farm of Buchan, its surface Consists of rocky heathy pasture.
OS1/20/31/4 [Page] 4 Parish of Minnigaff Form 136 Page 29 Loch Neldricken 31 Meaul Maol, The brow of a rock
OS1/20/31/5 MID BURN Mid Burn Mid Burn John Murray A. McMillan 014 [Situation] Running S. [South] from Loch Neldricken to Loch Valley. A Small Stream or burn about ¼ of a mile in length running out of Loch Neldricken into Loch Valley.
OS1/20/31/5 LOCH NARROCH Loch Narroch Loch Narroch Loch Narroch John Murray A, McMillan Ainslie's Map 014 [Situation] At the E. [East] Side of Loch Valley. A Small Loch on the farms of Buchan & Glenhead, And near to the East side of Loch Valley.
OS1/20/31/5 [Page] 5 Minnigaff Form 136 Page 30 Mid Burn 30 Loch Narroch Loch n' arroich The lake of the Summer grazing or residence &c. or Loch n' airidhi The lake of the Shealing, or of the hill pasture.
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OS1/20/31/7 BLACK GAIRY Black Gairy Black Gairy John Murray A. McMillan 013 [Situation] About 1 mile N. [North] of Loch Narroch. A considerable precipice, consisting of tumbling rocks, it is Situated at the Western base of Craignaw and on the farm of Buchan.
OS1/20/31/7 CRAIGNAW Craignaw Craignaw Craignaw John Murray A. McMillan Ainslies Map 014 [Situation] About 7/8 mile N.N.E. [North North East] of Loch Narroch. A considerable hill on the farm of Buchan, its surface consists of rocky heathy pasture, On it is a Trigl. [Trigonometrical] Station Called by Trig [Trigonometrical] Party 'Craigna Top'
OS1/20/31/7 SHOT CLEUGH Shot Cleugh Shot Cleugh John Murray A. McMillan 014 [Situation] About 1 1/8 mile N. E. by N. [North East by North] of Loch Narroch A narrow frightful looking chase on the Eastern side of Craignaw it is about 100 ft. [feet] in depth, and is much resorted to by Eagles.
OS1/20/31/7 [Page] 7 Parish of Minnigaff Form 136 Page 33 Black Gairy 33 Craignaw 35 Shot Cleugh [Note] Garbh agaidh, The course or rocky brow or face
OS1/20/31/8 DOW LOCH Loch Dhu Loch Dhu Dow Loch Dow Loch Dow Loch John Murray A. McMillan Ainslies Map Robert McMillan Thomas McWhae 014 [Situation] About ¾ mile N.E. North East] of Loch Narroch. A Small pool or Loch on Craignaw, it is supplied by Springs within itself, and of it runs a Small Stream called 'Dhu Burn'
OS1/20/31/8 DOW SPOUT Dhu Spout Dhu Spout Dow Spout Dow Spout John Murray A. McMillan Robert McMillan Thomas McWhae 014 [Situation] About 1 mile N.E. [North East] of Loch Narroch. That part of 'Dhu Burn' which falls over the precipice on the Eastern side of Craignaw in wet weather it has a Spout like appearance (hence the name)
OS1/20/31/8 [Page] 8 Parish of Minnigaff Form 136 Page 34 Dow Loch 34 Dow Spout [Note] Dow from the Gailic, duibh i.e. Black
OS1/20/31/9 DOW BURN Dhu Burn Dhu Burn Dow Burn Dow Burn John Murray A. McMillan Robert McMillan Thomas McWhae 014 [Situation] Running in a Northerly direction about 25 chains then runs in an Easterly direction past the High Cornarroch into Cooran Lane. A small stream or burn taking its rise out of 'Loch Dhu' and running in an Easterly direction (and in its course falls over a precipice on the Eastern side of Craignaw, this part of it is called 'Dhu Spout') to its influx with 'Cooran Lane'.
OS1/20/31/9 OTTER STRAND Otter Strand Otter Strand John Murray A. McMillan 014 Running in an Easterly direction About 25 chains N. [North] of High Cornarroch A small streamlet taking its rise a short distance N.W. [North West] of High Cornarroch, and running in a S. [South] Easterly direction to its influx with Cooran Lane.
OS1/20/31/9 [Page] 9 Parish of Minnigaff Form 136 Page 37 Dow Burn 38 Otter Strand
OS1/20/31/10 BRISHIE BURN Brushie Burn Brushie Burn Brishie Burn John Murray A, McMillan Name List 14A 014 [Situation] Running in a S.E. [South East] direction into Cooran Lane a few chains N. [North] of where Otter Strand joins Cooran Lane A Small Stream or burn taking its rise out of Long Loch of the Dungeon, and running in a Southerly direction to its influx with Cooran Lane.
OS1/20/31/10 HIGH CORNARROCH High Cornarroch High Cornarroch John Murray A. McMillan 014 [Situation] About 1 3/8 miles N.E. by E. [North East by East] of Loch Narroch. A Shepherds house in indifferent repair, on the farm of Buchan, Situated a short distance to the West of Cooran Lane.
OS1/20/31/10 [Page] 10 Parish of Minnigaff Form 136 Page 38 Brishie Burn 37 High Cornarroch
OS1/20/31/11 BUCHAN HILL Buchan Hill Buchan Hill Gowla John Murray A. McMillan Ainslies Map 18201820 013 [Situation] About 1½ miles W. [West] of Loch Narroch. A considerable hill on the farm of Buchan, its surface consists of rocky heathy pasture, On it is a Trigl. [Trigonometrical] Station called by Trigl. [Trigonometrical] Party 'Boffin'
OS1/20/31/11 GAIRLAND BURN Garland Burn Garland Burn Gairland Burn Gairland Burn John Murray A. McMillan Ainslie's Map Plan 13D 013; 014 [Situation] Running in a Southerly direction from Loch Valley & passing between Buchan Hill & White Brae Top A considerable stream or burn having its Source in Loch Valley and running in a S.[South] Westerly direction to its confluence with Loch Truil.
OS1/20/31/11 WHITE BRAE White Brae White Bare A. McMillan R. Wilson 013; 014 [Situation] On White Brae Top A rocky heathy declivity on the Western Side of White Brae Top, it derived its name from its White appearance.
OS1/20/31/11 [Page] 11 Parish of Minnigaff Form 136 Page 39 Buchan Hill 39 Garland Burn 40 White Brae [Note] Gairland a corruption of Garbh linne, The coarse or rough deep stream Gair Linne. The noisey deep Stream
OS1/20/31/12 WHITE BRAE TOP White Brae Top White Brae Top A. McMillan R. Wilson 014 [Situation] About 1 1/8 miles W.S.W. [West South West] of Loch Narroch. A Small eminence on the farm of Glenhead, its Surface consists of rocky heathy pasture. On it is a Trigl. [Trigonometrical] Station Called by [Trigonometrical] Party 'Glen'
OS1/20/31/12 LOCH VALLEY Loch Valley Loch Valley Loch Valley John Murray A. McMillan Ainslie's Map 1820 014 [Situation] Lying E. [East] of Loch Narroch. A considerable Loch on the farms of Buchan and Glenhead, it abounds with large trout & Pike of excellent quality
OS1/20/31/12 [Page] 12 Parish of Minnigaff Form 136 Page 40 White Brae Top 40 Loch Valley
OS1/20/31/13 RIG OF THE JARKNESS Rig of the Jarkness Rig of the Jarkness Rig of the Jarkness John Murray A. McMillan Ainslie's Map 1820 014 [Situation] Lying between Loch Valley and Long Loch of Glenhead. A considerable eminence of a ridge like shape on the farm of Glenhead, its surface consists of rocky heathy pasture, On its Summit is a Trigl. [Trigonometrical] Station Called by Trigl. [Trigonometrical] Party 'Glenhead'
OS1/20/31/13 CLINTS OF THE BUSS Clints of the Buss Clints of the Buss John Murray A. McMillan 014 [Situation] About ½ mile S.W. by S. [South West by South] of Loch Narroch A considerable extent of tumbling rocks and Small precipices, extending from the N. [North] Western point of 'Long Loch' towards Craiglee.
OS1/20/31/13 ROUND LOCH OF GLENHEAD Round Loch of Glenhead Round Loch of Glenhead Round Loch John Murray A. McMillan Ainslie's Map 1820 014 [Situation] About ½ mile S. [South] of Loch Narroch A Small Loch on the farm of Glenhead it is of a round like Shape (hence the name) it abounds with Pike & Trout.
OS1/20/31/13 [Page] 13 Parish of Minnigaff Form 136 Page 41 Rig of the Jarkness - Jarkness A marshy place 42 Clints of the Buss 42 Round Loch of Glenhead
OS1/20/31/14 LONG LOCH OF GLENHEAD Long Loch of Glenhead Long Loch of Glenhead Long Loch John Murray A. McMillan Ainslie's Map 1820 014 [Situation] About ½ mile S.W. [South West] of Loch Narroch A tolerably sized Loch on the farm of Glenhead, it is Supplied by two small Streams and Springs within itself, and abounds with Pike & Trout.
OS1/20/31/14 LONG LOCH BURN Long Loch Burn Long Loch Burn John Murray A. McMillan 014 [Situation] Running S. [South] out of the S. [South] end of Long Loch of Glenhead. A Small Stream or burn running out of Loch 'Long Loch of Glenhead' hence the name and flowing in a S. [South] Westerly direction and after receiving 'Round Loch Burn' falls into 'Glenhead Burn'
OS1/20/31/14 [Page] 14 Parish of Minnigaff Form 136 Page 40 Long Loch of Glenhead 43 Long Loch Burn
OS1/20/31/15 SNIBE HILL Snibe Hill Snibe Hill Snibe Hill Snibe Hill John Murray A. McMillan P. Kelly A. McCutcheon 014 [Situation] About 7/8 mile E. [East] of Loch Narroch A hill of considerable elevation and the Southern portion of 'Craignaw', its surface consists of rocky pasture, not known in the locality how it got the name.
OS1/20/31/15 POINT OF THE SNIBE Point of the Snibe Point of the Snibe Point of the Snibe Point of the Snibe John Murray A. McMillan P. Kelly A. McCutcheon 014 [Situation] About 7/8 mile E. [East] of Loch Narroch A bold precipitous point of Snibe Hill of considerable elevation it has its name from Snibe Hill
OS1/20/31/15 BROCKLOCHS Brocklochs Brocklochs John Murray A. McMillan 014 [Situation] Contiginous to Loch Narroch on the East side. A tolerable extent of precipitous tumbling rocks, in some places very large and thickly strewn in which are many favourite retreats or dens of Foxes.
OS1/20/31/15 [Page] 15 Parish of Minnigaff Form 136 Page 45 Snibe Hill 48 Point of the Snibe 47 Brocklochs
OS1/20/31/16 CORNARROCH STRAND Cornarroch Strand Cornarroch Strand John Murray A. McMillan 014 [Situation] Running in an Easterly direction past the east Side of Low Cornarroch (in ruins). A Small Stream or burn taking its rise a short distance East of Loch Narroch, and running in an Easterly direction to its confluence with Cooran Lane.
OS1/20/31/16 LOW CORNARROCH (In Ruins) Low Cornarroch (in ruins) Low Cornarroch (in ruins) John Murray A. McMillan 014 [Situation] About 1 mile E. [East] by S. [South] of Loch Narroch. The ruins of a Shepherds house on the farm of Buchan and Situated on the margin of Cornarroch Strand.
OS1/20/31/16 [Page] 16 Parish of Minnigaff Form 136 Page 48 Cornarroch Strand 48 Low Cornarroch [in ruins)
OS1/20/31/17 DOW LOCH Doe Loch Doe Loch Dow Loch Dow Loch John Murray A. McMillan Thomas McWhae Robert McMillan 014 [Situation] About ½ mile S.E. [South East] of Loch Narroch. A small pool or pond on the Summit of Craiglee, and is supplied by springs within itself, (it abounds with Trout.)
OS1/20/31/17 CRAIGLEE Craiglee Craiglee Craig Lee John Murray A. McMillan Ainslies Map 014 [Situation] About 1 mile S.E. by S. [South East by South] of Loch Narroch. A considerable hill on the farm of Glenhead its surface consists of rocky heathy pasture and on its summit is a Trigl. [Trigonometrical] Station Called by Trigl [Trigonometrical] Party 'Craiglee'
OS1/20/31/17 [Page] 17 Parish of Minnigaff Form 136 Page 44 Dow Loch 47 Craiglee
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OS1/20/31/19 ELLERGOWER KNOWE Eldergower Knowe Eldergower Knowe Ellergower Knowe Ellergower Knowe John Murray A. McMillan Thomas McWhae Robert McMillan 014 [Situation] About 1½ miles E.S.E. [East South East] of Loch Narroch A small knoll or small eminence on the farm of Glenhead, its surface consists of rocky heathy pasture. A Short distance to the East of it is a Trigl. [Trigonometrical] Station Called by Trigl. [Trigonometrical] Party 'Loughdee Moor'
OS1/20/31/19 [Page] 19 Parish of Minnigaff Form 136 Page 49 Ellergower Knowe
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OS1/20/31/21 [Page] 21 Parish of Kells Plan 14C INDEX Name of Objects -- Page Allanbay Loop -- 25 Black Strand -- 25 Brows of Allanby -- 25 Black Castle -- 26 Cooran Lane -- 23 Craigeazle -- 23 Ellergower Ford -- 27 Rig of Crow Nest -- 26 Tops of Craigeazle -- 24
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OS1/20/31/23 COORAN LANE Cooran Lane Cooran Lane Cooran Lane John Murray A. McMillan Ainslie's Map 014 [Situation] Running in a Southerly direction past the E. [East] Side of High Cornarroch and past the W. [West] Side of Rig of Crows Nest A considerable Stream or burn being the Continuation of 'Downies Burn' & 'Saugh Burn' from their junction it runs in a Southerly direction to its confluence with the Black Water f Dee about ¼ of a mile below Loch Dee.
OS1/20/31/23 CRAIGEAZLE Craigeazle Craigeazle Craigeazle John Murray A. McMillan Plan 14D 014 [Situation] About 2¼ miles N. by E. [North by East] of Loch Narroch A considerable hill on the farm of Garrary, its surface consists of rocky heathy pasture, On it is a Trigl [Trigonometrical] Station Called by Trigl. [Trigonometrical] Party 'Craigezel'
OS1/20/31/23 [Page] 23 Parish of Kells Form 136 Page 51 Cooran Lane 52 Craigeazle
OS1/20/31/24 TOPS OF CRAIGEAZLE Tops of Craigeazle Tops of Craigeazle Tops of Craigeazle John Murray A. McMillan Plan 14D 014 [Situation] About 2½ miles N.E. [North East] of Loch Narroch A tolerable Sized hill on the farm of Garrary its Surface consists of rocky heathy pasture, On its Summit is a Trigl. [Trigonometrical] Station calle by Trigl. [Trigonometrical] Party 'Craigeazle North'
OS1/20/31/24 [Page] 24 Parish of Kells Form 136 Page 52 Tops of Craigeazle
OS1/20/31/25 BLACK STRAND Black Strand Black Strand John Murray Anthony McMillan 014 [Situation] Running Westerly from Craigeazle for about ½ mile, then runs S.W. [South West] to its junction with Cooran Lane. A Small Stream or burn taking its rise on Craigeazle and running in a Southerly direction to its confluence with Cooran Lane.
OS1/20/31/25 ALLANBAY LOOP Allanbay Loop Allanbay Loop John Murray Anthony McMillan 014 [Situation] About 1 3/8 miles E. by N. [East by North] of Loch Narroch A small loop or bend in the Cooran Lane Situated a short distance to the North of the influx of Black Strand.
OS1/20/31/25 BROWS OF ALLANBAY Brows of Allanbays Brows of Allanbays Brows of Allanbay Brows of Allanbay John Murray Anthony McMillan Thomas McWhae Robert McMillan 014 [Situation] About 1¾ miles E.by N. [East by North] of Loch Narroch. A hill of a ridge like shape the surface of which is rocky heathy pasture, Situated at the Western Side of Craigeazle. its highest point is Called Black Castle.
OS1/20/31/25 [Page] 25 Parish of Kells Form 136 Page 53 Black Strand 53 Allanbay Loop 54 Brows of Allanbay
OS1/20/31/26 BLACK CASTLE Black Castle Black Castle John Murray A. McMillan 014 [Situation] About 2 miles E. by N. [East by North] of Loch Narroch A Small rocky eminence on Craigeazle, it is not known in the locality how it got its name. but possibly in contradistinction to 'White Castle' which is Situated a Short distance to the North East of it.
OS1/20/31/26 RIG OF CROW NEST Rig of Crow Nest Rig of Crow Nest John Murray Anthony McMillan 014 [Situation] About 1½ miles E. [East] of Loch Narroch. A small rocky heathy rig, Situated between the Brows of Allanbays & Cooran Lane it derived its name from a Carrion Crow having had its nest in a thorn which at one time grew here.
OS1/20/31/26 [Page] 26 Parish of Kells Form 136 Page] 54 Black Castle 55 Rig of Crow Nest
OS1/20/31/27 ELLERGOWER FORD Eldergower Ford Eldergower Ford Ellergower Ford Ellergower Ford John Murray Anthony McMillan Thomas McWhae Robert McMillan 014 [Situation] About 1½ miles E.S.E. [East South East] of Loch Narroch. A ford crossing Cooran Lane it is only fordable when the water is much fallen, and is situated a short distance to the North of Ellergower Knowe.
OS1/20/31/27 [Page] 27 Parish of Kells Form 136 Page 54 Ellergower Ford
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OS1/20/31/29 RIG OF LOCH ENOCH Rig of Loch Enoch Rig of Loch Enoch John Murray n.s. Craigencallie via New Galloway Anthony McMillan n.s. Glenhead via Newton Stewart 014 A rocky heathy ridge on the farm of 'Buchan' Situated between 'Buchan Hill' And 'Loch Enoch' And extending northwards towards the latter object hence the name
OS1/20/31/29 LOCH NELDRICKEN Loch Neldricken Loch Neldricken Loch Neldricken John Murray n.s. Craigencallie via New Galloway Anthony McMillan n.s. Glenhead via N. [Newton] Stewart Ainslies Map 014 A considerable And irregularly shaped lake on the farm of Buchan situated a short distance N. [North] of Loch Valley to which it is connected by 'Mid Burn. Its southern portion is studded with a few Small islands none of which have any name, And is supplied by the superfluitant water of Loch Arron and a few Small streamlets having no name. How it derived its name is not known in the locality
OS1/20/31/29 [Page] 29 List of Names collected by Samule Barclay Laborer Plan 14C Trace 1 Parish of Minnigaff Objects Rig of Loch Enoch - a Ridge Loch Neldricken - a Lake [Signed] Samuel Barclay Laborer 28th. Augt. /49 [August 1849]
OS1/20/31/30 MID BURN Mid Burn John Murray n.s. Craigencallie via New Galloway A. McMillan n.s. Glenhead via N. [Newton] Stewart 014 A Small Stream about a quarter of a mile in length flowing out of Loch Neldricken and connecting it & Loch Valley
OS1/20/31/30 LOCH NARROCH Loch Narroch Loch Narroch Loch Narroch John Murray n.s. Craigencallie via N [New] Galloway A McMillan n.s. Glenhead Via Newton Stewart 014 A small lake situated a short distance E. [East] of Loch Valley between the farms of Buchan And Glenhead It is supplied by a few small streamlets And springs within itself And empties itself into Loch Valley by a Small Stream which has no name.
OS1/20/31/30 [Page] 30 List of Names collected by Samuel Barclay Laborer Plan 14C Trace 1 Parish of Minnigaff Objects Mid Burn - A Stream Loch Narroch - a lake [Signed] Samuel Barclay Laborer 28th. August 1849
OS1/20/31/31 EWE RIG Ewe Rig Ewe Rig Ewe Hill John Murray n.s. Craigencallie via New Galloway Anthony McMillan n.s. Glenhead via N. [Newton] Stewart Ainslie's Map 014 A rocky heathy ridge on the farm of 'Buchan' Situated near and extending north of 'Loch Neldricken'
OS1/20/31/31 MEAUL Meaul Meaul Meaul John Murray n.s. Craigencallie via New Galloway Anthony McMillan n.s. Glenhead via N. [Newton] Stewart Ainslie's Map 014 A small rocky heathy hill on the farm of Buchan situated west of 'Loch Neldricken' And 'Mid Burn' nothing regarding the origin of this name is known in the neighbourhood.
OS1/20/31/31 [Page] 31 List of Names collected by Samuel Barclay Laborer Plan 14C Trace 1 Parish of Minnigaff Object Ewe Rig - a ridge Meaul - a hill [Signed] Samuel Barclay Labr. [Labourer] 29th. Augt [August] 1849
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OS1/20/31/33 BLACK CRAIG Black Craig Black Craig John Murray n.s. Craigencallie via New Galloway Anthony McMillan n.s. Glenhead via N. [Newton] Stewart 014 A considerable extent of precipitous tumbling rocks situated at the western base of 'Craignaw' It derives its name from its black appearance And gairy in the locality invariably means a precipice or precipitous tumbling rocks.
OS1/20/31/33 CRAIGNAW Craignaw Craignaw John Murray n.s. Craigencallie via New Galloway Anthony McMillan n.s. Glenhead via N. [Newton] Stewart 014 A considerable rocky heathy hill on the farm of 'Buchan' Its Summit is extremely rocky and almost void of verdure, On it Stands a Trigl. ◬ [Trigonometrical Station] Called by Trigl. [Trigonometrical] Party 'Craigna Top' Its Southern portion is called 'Snibe Hill' (see Trace 5)
OS1/20/31/33 [Page] 33 List of Names collected by Samuel Barclay Laborer Plan 14C Trace 2 Parish of Minnigaff Object Black Gairy - Tumbling RocKs Craignaw - A hill [Signed] Samuel Barclay Labr. [Labourer] 28th. August 1849
OS1/20/31/34 LOCH DHU Loch Dhu Loch Dhu John Murray n.s. Craigencallie via New Galloway A. McMillan n.s. Glenhead via Newton Stewart 014 A Small lake on 'Craignaw' it is supplied by some springs within itself. And empties its superfluitant water by 'Dhu Burn' (for which see description Trace 3) It derives its name from its black appearance Dhu being Gaelic for black.
OS1/20/31/34 DHU SPOUT Dhu Spout Dhu Spout John Murray n.s. Craigencallie via New Galloway A. McMillan n.s. Glenhead via Newton Stewart 014 That part of 'Dhu Burn' which falls over the precipice on the eastern side of 'Craignaw' in wet weather, it assumes a spout like appearance (hence the name)
OS1/20/31/34 [Page] 34 List of Names collected by Samuel Barclay Laborer Plan 14C Trace 2 Parish of Minnigaff Object Loch Dhu - a lake Dhu Spout - a waterfall [Signed] Samuel Barclay Labourer 28th. August 1849
OS1/20/31/35 SHOT CLEUGH Shot Cleugh Shot Cleugh John Murray n.s. Craigencallie via New Galloway A. McMillan n.s. Glenhead via Newton Stewart 014 A frightful looking chasm on the eastern side of 'Craignaw' it is very narrow And appears to have been riven asunder by some convulsion of nature to a depth of Above 100 feet in its Southern side the eagles build their nests and rear their young.
OS1/20/31/35 [Page] 35 List of Names collected by Samuel Barclay Plan 14C Trace 2 Parish of Minnigaff Object Shot Cleugh- a chasm [Signed] Samuel Barclay Labr. [Labourer] 28th. August 1849
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OS1/20/31/37 DHU BURN Dhu Burn Dhu Burn John Murray n.s. Craigencallie via New Galloway A. McMillan Glenhead via Newton Stewart 014 A small stream having its source in 'Loch Dhu' and flowing in a N. [North] Easterly direction falls over a precipice on the Eastern Side of 'Craignaw' this part of it is Called 'Dhu Spout' thence it pursues an easterly Course flows past "High Cornarroch' And empties itself into 'Cooran Lane'
OS1/20/31/37 HIGH CORNARROCH High Cornarroch John Murray n.s. Craigencallie via New Galloway A. McMillan n.s. Glenhead via Newton Stewart 014 A shepherd's house lately built on the ruins of one of the same name it is in indifferent repair And is Situated on or near the southern margin of 'Dhu Burn' And on the farm of 'Buchan' how it derived its name is not known in the locality.
OS1/20/31/37 [Page] 37 List of Names collected by Samuel Barclay Laborer Plan 14C Trace 3 Parish of Minnigaff Object Dhu Burn - a Stream High Cornarroch - a shepherd's house [Signed] Samuel Barclay Labr. [Labourer] 28th. Augt. [August] 1849
OS1/20/31/38 BUSHIE BURN Bushie Burn Bushie Burn John Murray n.s. Craigencallie via N. [New] Galloway A. McMillan n.s. Glenhead N. [Newton] Stewart 014 A small stream having its source in 'Long Loch of the Dungeon' And flowing in a Southeasterly direction empties itself into 'Cooran Lane'
OS1/20/31/38 OTTER STRAND Otter Strand Otter Strand John Murray n.s. Craigencallie via N. [New] Galloway A. McMillan n.s. Glenhead N. [Newton] Stewart 014 A small stream gathering a short distance N. [North] West of 'High Cornarroch' And flowing in a S. [South] Easterly direction empties itself into 'Cooran Lane' It derives its name from Otters having been killed in it.
OS1/20/31/38 [Page] 38 List of Names collected by Samuel Barclay Laborer Plan 14C Trace 3 Paris of Minnigaff Object Bushie Burn - a Stream Otter Strand - a Stream [Signed] Samuel Barclay Labourer 28th. August 1849
OS1/20/31/39 BUCHAN HILL Buchan Hill John Murray n.s. Craigencallie via New Galloway Anthony McMillan n.s. Glenhead via Newton Stewart 013 A considerable rocky heathy hill on the farm of Buchan Situated a short distance west of Loch Valley. On its Summit is a Trigl. ◬ [Trigonometrical Station] Called by Trigl. [Trigonometrical] Party 'Boffin'
OS1/20/31/39 GARLAND BURN Garland Burn Garland Burn John Murray n.s. Craigencallie via New Galloway Anthony McMillan n.s. Glenhead via Newton Stewart 014 A mountain stream having its source in 'Loch Valley' which is considerably elevated, its course is therefore down a considerable incline brawling over rocks having a beautiful And snowy appearance. Flowing in a Southwesterly direction it ultimately falls into 'Loch Truil' As to the origin of its name nothing is known in the locality. It forms the boundary between the farms of Glenhead and Buchan.
OS1/20/31/39 [Page] 39 List of Names collected by Samuel Barclay Laborer Plan 14C Trace 4 Parish Minnigaff Object Buchan Hill - a Hill Garland Burn - a stream [Signed] Samuel Barclay Labr. [Labourer] 28th. August 1849
OS1/20/31/40 WHITE BRAE White Brae A McMillan n.s. Glenhead Newton Stewart R. Wilson n. Culsharg Newton Stewart 013; 014 A rocky heathy incline on the western side of 'White Brae Top' it derives its name from its white appearance.
OS1/20/31/40 WHITE BRAE TOP White Brae Top A McMillan n.s. Glenhead Newton Stewart R. Wilson n. Culsharg Newton Stewart 014 A small rocky heathy eminence on the farm of 'Glenhead' It derives its name from the 'White Brae' On its western side. On its Summit is a Trigl. ◬ [Trigonometrical Station] Called by Trigl. [Trigonometrical] Party 'Glen'
OS1/20/31/40 LONG LOCH OF GLENHEAD Long Loch of Glenhead Long Loch John Murray n.s. Craigencallie via New Galloway A. McMillan n.s. Glenhead via Newton Stewart Ainslies Map 014 A tolerably sixed lake on the farm of 'Glenhead' Situated a short distance east of 'White Brae Top' It is supplied by two small streamlets And springs within itself. And is well stored with pike & trout.
OS1/20/31/40 [Page] 40 List of Names collected by Samuel Barclay Laborer Plan 14C Trace 4 Parish Minnigaff Object White Brae - Side of a hill White Brae Top - An eminence Long Loch of Glenhead - a lake [Signed] Samuel Barclay Laborer 28th. Augt. [August] 1849
OS1/20/31/41 RIG OF THE JARKNESS Rig of the Jarkness Rig of the Jarkness Rig of the Jarkness John Murray n.s. Craigencallie New Galloway A. McMillan n.s. Glennhead N. [Newton] Stewart Ainslie's Map 014 A considerable rocky heathy ridge on the farm of Glenhead extending from the western side of 'Craiglee' westwards towards 'Garland Burn' it is bounded on the North by 'Loch Valley' And South by 'Clints of the Buss' on its highest point is a Trigl. ◬ [Trigonometrical Station] Called by Trigl. [Trigonometrical] Party 'Glenhead'
OS1/20/31/41 LOCH VALLEY Loch Valley Loch Valley Loch Valley John Murray n.s. Craigencallie New Galloway A. McMillan n.s. Glennhead N. [Newton] Stewart Ainslie's Map 014 A considerable lake Situated between the farms of 'Buchan' & 'Glenhead' It is the source of 'Garland Burn' And receives the Surplus waters of Loch Narroch and Neldricken It is well stored with pike & trout, notable for size and quality
OS1/20/31/41 [Page] 41 List of Name collected by Samuel Barclay Laborer Plan 14C Trace 4 Parish Minnigaff Object Rig of the Jarkness - a ridge Loch Valley - a Lake [Signed] Samuel Barclay Labr. [Laborer] 28th. August 1849
OS1/20/31/42 ROUND LOCH OF GLENHEAD Round Loch of Glenhead Round Loch of Glenhead Round Loch John Murray n.s. Craigencallie via New Galloway A. McMillan n.s. Glenhead via Newston Stewart Ainslies Map 014 A Small lake onthe farm of Glenhead Situated a short distance S. [South] East of Long Loch of Glenhead. It derives its name from its round appearance & is well stored with pike And trout.
OS1/20/31/42 CLINTS OF THE BUSS Clints of the Buss Clints of the Buss John Murray n.s. Craigencallie via New Galloway A. McMillan n.s. Glenhead via Newston Stewart 014 A considerable extent of tumbling rocks And small precipices, extending from the N. [North] Western point of 'Long Loch' towards 'Craiglee' How they derived this name is not Known in the locality.
OS1/20/31/42 [Page] 42 List of Names collected by Samuel Barclay Laborer Plan 14C Trace 4 Parish Minnigaff Object Round Loch of Glenhead - a lake Clints of the Buss - Tumbling rocks [Signed] Samuel Barclay Labr. [Laborer] 28th. Augt. [August] 1849
OS1/20/31/43 LONG LOCH BURN Long Loch Burn Long Loch Burn John Murray n.s. Craigencallie via N. [New] Galloway A. McMillan n.s. Glenhead via Newton Stewart 014 A Small Stream having its source in 'Long Loch of Glenhead' (hence the name) flowing in a S. [South] Westerly direction And after receiving "Round Loch Burn' falls into 'Glenhead Burn'
OS1/20/31/43 [Page] 43 List of Names collected by Samuel Barclay Labr. [Labourer] Plan 14C Trace 4 Parish Minnigaff Object Long Loch Burn - a Stream [Signed] Samuel Barclay Labr. [Labourer] 30th. Augt. [August] 1849
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OS1/20/31/45 SNIBE HILL Snibe Hill Snibe Hill John Murray n.s. Craigencallie via New Galloway A. McMillan n.s. Glenhead via Newton Stewart 014 A tolerably sized hill of considerable elevation And the Southern portion of 'Craignaw' its Surface is extremely rocky with a little heath interspersed Its Southern point is Called 'Point of the Snibe' No information can be had regarding the origin of this name.
OS1/20/31/45 [Page] 45 List of Names collected by Samuel Barclay Laborer Plan 14C Trace 5 Parish Minnigaff Object Snibe Hill - a hill [Signed] Samuel Barclay Labr. [Laborer] 28th. Augt. [August] 1849
OS1/20/31/46 DOE LOCH Doe Loch John Murray n.s. Craigencallie via N. [New] Galloway A. McMillan n.s. Glenhead via Newton Stewart 014 A pond or very small lake near the Summit of 'Craiglee' There is no Stream flowing into or out of it. And it appears to be supplied by some spring within itself. A few years ago Mr. McMillan the farmer of 'Glenhead' put a number of small trout into it they appear to have thriven And bred well, As a good many have since been caught by Anglers. My authorities allege that this object derived its name from its being the haunt of deer when the adjoining And Surrounding neighbourhood was a forest.
OS1/20/31/46 [Page] 46 List of Names collected by Samuel Barclay Labr. [Labourer] Plan 14C Trace 5 Parish of Minnigaff Object Doe Loch - a Small lake [Signed] Samuel Barclay Labourer 30th. August 1849
OS1/20/31/47 BROCKLOCHS Brocklochs Brodklochs John Murray n.s. Craigencallie via New Galloway Anthony McMillan n.s. Glenhead via N. [Newton] Stewart 014 A tolerable extent of precipitous tumbling rocks in some places extremely large and thickly strewn in which are many favorite retreats or dens of foxes, whence they issue out nightly in quest of prey.
OS1/20/31/47 CRAIGLEE Craiglee Craig Lee John Murray n.s. Craigencallie vis New Galloway Anthony McMillan n.s. Glenhead Newton Stewart Ainslie's Map 014 A considerable sized rocky heathy hill on the farm of Glenhead on its Summit is a Trigl. ◬ [Trigonometrical Station] Called by Trigl. [Trigonometrical] Party 'Craiglee'
OS1/20/31/47 [Page] 47 List of Names collected by Samuel Barclay Laborer Plan 14C Trace 5 Parish of Minnigaff Object Brocklochs - Tumbling rocks Craiglee - a hill [Signed] Samuel Barclay Labr. [Labourer] 28th August 1849
OS1/20/31/48 CORNARROCH STRAND Cornarroch Strand John Murray n.s. Craigencallie via New Galloway A. McMillan n.s. Glenhead via Newton Stewart 014 A Small Stream being the boundary between the farms of Glenhead & Buchan, gathering a short distance east of 'Loch Narroch' And flowing in an easterly directon past the Site of 'Low Cornarroch' into 'Cooran Lane' How it got its name is not Known int the locality.
OS1/20/31/48 LOW CORNARROCH (in ruins_ Low Cornarroch John Murray n.s. Craigencallie via New Galloway A. McMillan n.s. Glenhead via Newton Stewart 014 The Ruins of a Shepherd's house, on the farm of Buchan Situated on the Northern margin of 'Cornarroch Strand'
OS1/20/31/48 POINT OF THE SNIBE Point of the Snibe John Murray n.s. Craigencallie via New Galloway A. McMillan n.s. Glenhead via Newton Stewart 014 The southern portion of Snibe Hill being a bold precipitous point of considerable elevation, As to the origin of the word 'Snibe' nothing is known in the locality.
OS1/20/31/48 [Page] 48 List of Names collected by Samuel Barclay Laborer Plan 14C Trace 5 Parish of Minnigaff Object Cornarroch Strand - A Stream Low Cornarroch - Ruins Point of the Snibe - A precipitous point [Signed] Samuel Barclay Laborer 28th Augt. [August] 1849
OS1/20/31/49 ELDERGOWER KNOWE Eldergower Knowe Eldergower Knowe John Murray n.s. Craigencallie via New Galloway A. McMillan n.s. Glenhead via Newton Stewart 014 A Small rocky heathy knoll on the farm of 'Glenhead' Situated a short distance north of the eastern end of 'Loch Doe' A short distance east of this knoll on the opposite Side of 'Cooran Lane' is a Trigl. ◬ [Trigonometrical Station] Called by Trigl. [Trigonometrical] Party 'Loughdee Moor'
OS1/20/31/49 [Page] 49 List of Names collected by Samuel Barclay Laborer Plan 14C Trace 5 Parish Minnigaff Object Eldergower Knowe - a Knoll [Signed] Samuel Barclay Labr. [Laborer] 30th. Augt. [August] 1849
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OS1/20/31/51 COORAN LANE Cooran Lane Cooran LAne Cooran Lane John Murray n.s. Craigencallie via New Galloway A. McMillan n.s. Glenhead via Newton Stewart Ainslie's Map 014 A considerable stream being the Continuation of 'Downie's Burn' And 'Saugh Burn' from their junction it pursues a Southerly Course being in Some places remarkably deep , in others shallow having a beautiful sandy bottom being favorite spawning places for Salmon some of which ascend above the head of this Stream, it ultimately falls into the 'Black Water of Dee' How it derived its name is not known in the locality.
OS1/20/31/51 [Page] 51 List of Names collected by Samuel Barclay Laborer Plan 14C Trace 3 Parish of Kells Object Cooran Lane - A Stream [Signed] Samuel Barclay Labr. [Laborer] 28th Augt. [August] 1849
OS1/20/31/52 BLACK STRAND Black Strand Black Strand John Murray n.s. Craigencallie via New Galloway A McMillan n.s. Glenhead via Newton Stewart 014 A small stream gathering near the Summit of 'Craigeazle' And flowing in a Westerly direction falls into 'Cooran Lane.'
OS1/20/31/52 CRAIGEAZLE Craigeazle John Murray n.s. Craigencallie via New Galloway A McMillan n.s. Glenhead via Newton Stewart 014 A considerable rocky heathy hill on the farm of 'Garrary' On its Summit is a Trigl.◬ [Trigonometrical Station] called by Trigl. [Trigonometrical] Party 'Craigezel'.
OS1/20/31/52 TOPS OF CRAIGEZEL Tops of Craigezel John Murray n.s. Craigencallie via New Galloway A McMillan n.s. Glenhead via Newton Stewart 014 A tolerably Sized rocky heathy hill on the farm of 'Garrary' Situated a Short distance north of 'Craigeazle'. On its Summit is a Trigl. ◬ [Trigonometrical Station] Called by Trigl. [Trigonometrical] Party 'Craigezel North'
OS1/20/31/52 [Page] 52 List of Names collected by Samuel Barclay Laborer Plan 14C Trace 3 Parish of Kells Object Black Strand - a stream Craigeazle - a hill Tops of Craigeazle - A Hill [Signed] Samuel Barclay Laborer 28th, August 1849
OS1/20/31/53 BLACK STRAND Black Strand Black Strand John Murray n.s. Craigencallie via New Galloway Anthony McMillan n.s. Glenhead via Newton Stewart 014 A small stream rising near the Summit of Craigeazle, And flowing in a Southerly And S. [South] Westerly direction flows into 'Cooran Lane' A Short distance South of Allanbay Loop.
OS1/20/31/53 ALLANBAY LOOP Allanbay Loop John Murray n.s. Craigencallie via New Galloway Anthony McMillan n.s. Glenhead via Newton Stewart 014 A Small loop or bend in the 'Cooran Lane' how it derived its name is not known in the locality.
OS1/20/31/53 RIG OF CROW NEST Rig of Crow Nest John Murray n.s. Craigencallie via New Galloway Anthony McMillan n.s. Glenhead via Newton Stewart 014 A small rocky heathy ridge situated between 'Knows of Allanbays' And 'Cooran Lane' It derived its name from a Carrion Crow having had its nest in a thorn which at one time grew here.
OS1/20/31/53 [Page] 53 List of Names collected by Samuel Barclay Laborer Plan 14C Trace 6 Object Black Strand - a Stream Allanbay Loop - a bend Rig of Crow Nest - a ridge [Signed] Samuel Barclay Labr. [Laborer] 29th. Augt. [August] 1849
OS1/20/31/54 ELDERGOWER FORD Eldergower Ford Eldergower Ford John Murray n.s. Craigencallie via N. [New] Galloway Anthony McMillan n.s. Glenhead via N. [Newton] Stewart 014 A ford or shallow in the 'Cooran Lane' Situated about ½ a mile S. [South] West of 'Rig of Crow Nest' It is only fordable when the water is much fallen in dry weather. How it derived its name is not known in the locality.
OS1/20/31/54 BROWS OF ALLANBAYS Brows of Allanbays Brows of Allanbays John Murray n.s. Craigencallie via N. [New] Galloway Anthony McMillan n.s. Glenhead via N. [Newton] Stewart 014 A rocky heathy ridge Situated at the western Side of Craigeazle (its highest point is a small eminence Called Black Castle) How this ridge derived its name is not known in the locality.
OS1/20/31/54 BLACK CASTLE Black Castle Black Castle John Murray n.s. Craigencallie via N. [New] Galloway Anthony McMillan n.s. Glenhead via N. [Newton] Stewart 014 A small rocky eminence on 'Brows of Allanbays' how it derived its name is not known except that it may have been Called so in contradistinction to 'White Castle' which is Situated a short distance N.E. [North East] of 'Black Castle'
OS1/20/31/54 [Page] 54 List of Names collected by Samuel Barclay Laborer Plan 14C Trace 6 Parish of Kells Object Eldergower Ford - a ford Brows of Allanbays - a ridge Black Castle - An Eminence [Signed] Samuel Barclay Laborer 29th. August 1849 [Signed] W Driscoll Gosset Lieut R. [Lieutenant Royal] Engineers Jany [January] 27 1850
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