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List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
ALWHANNIE KNOWES Allwhannie Knowes
Allwhannie Knowes
James Sloan
Thomas Stewart
002 [Situation] About 2 miles E. [East] of Clennoch
Numerous small Knolls or Eminences on the farms of Nether and Upper Holm of Dalquhairn, they are remarkably for their situation, and the regularity of their forms, having the appearance of being artificially formed, although undoubtedly natural, and were possibly formed by the debris from the surrounding mountains that skirt them on each Side.
ALHANG Allhang
Allhang
Alhang
Thomas Stewart
James Sloan
See Name List Plan 3A
002 [Situation] About 2 miles ENE [East North East] of Clennoch
A considerable hill on the farm of Upper Holm of Dalquhairn, its surface consists of rocky and rough pasture. On it is a Trigl. [Trigonometrical] Station called by Trigl. [Trigonometrical] Party "Allhang" this hill forms part of a range with Mid Rig, Ewe Hill &c.

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Parish of Carsphairn

Allhang
The first syllable in this name appears tolerable plain
to be the Gaelic Aill, A precipice, a rock
or Steep place. but the affix, hang, is rather difficult to
trace its derivation. I believe it is much changed by the lowland
pronunciation

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DANIALSAN, Gerald Cummins

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