List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
Larglear Hill
March Hill
John Crocket
William Wilson
Ainslies Map. 1820
025 [Situation] About 3/4 miles W.N.W. [West North West] of Corsock Loch.
A considerable hill on the farm of Larglear, its soil consists of heathy pasture. On it is a Trigl. [Trigonometrical] Station called by Trigl. [Trigonometrical] Party "Larglear". This hill is a prominent part of an irregular range
Marnhoul Wood
James Moffat
William Wilson
025 [Situation] About 2/8 miles W.N.W. [West North West] of Corsock Loch.
A considerable plantation on the farm of Marnhoul, its wood consists chiefly of Fir.
AUCNEVEY PLANTATION Auchenvey Plantation
Auchenvey Plantation
John Crocket
William Wilson
025 [Situation] From 1 3/4 to 2 1/4 miles W. [West] by N [North] of Corsock Loch.
A large tract of plantation on the farm of Auchenvey its wood consists chiefly of Fir.

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Larglear Hill
Marnhoul Wood
Auchenvey Plantation

[Note] The prefix Larg appears plainly to be the Gaelic Lurg. A [shank]. the ridge of a hill sloping into a plain &c. But it is not easy to determine what the affix lear means although it is evidently from the Gaelic.
Marnhoul appears evidently from the Gaelic the prefix Marn is the word machair a field, a plain &c. and the Gaelic article an but the affix houl is rather of difficult derivation.
Auchenvey appears to be the Gaelic words Ach' na Flindh. The field or plain of the deers

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