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List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
MAINS HILL Mains Hill
Mains Hill
William Duff
John Brown
015 About 10 Chains S. by E. [South by East] of Earlston Castle.
A Small hill on the lands of Earlston the Soil of which is arable land upon this hill the farm house "Mains of Earlston" once Stood but no trace of it now is visible. -
FUMART LIGGAT Fummart Liggate
Fummart Liggate
Fummart Liggate
John Brown
William Duff
John McCaul s.n. Dalry
015 Situation] 3/8 mile SE by E [South East by East] of Earlston Castle.
The ruins of a house on the farm of Millquarter. It is resorted to by small animals Commonly called Fummarts in this Country hence the name. -

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[Note] Fumart. A Polecat
Liggat. A gate So hung
that it may shut
of itself -
Scott: Dicty [Scottish Dictionary]

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