List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
UPPER CORSOCK (Ruins of) Upper Corsock
Upper Corsock
Upper Corsock
Upper Corsock
J. Crosbie Esqr.
Robert Douglas
Ainslies map.
Valn [Valuation] Roll. modern
025 [Situation] 1 Mile N.E. [North East] by E [East] of Merkland farm house.
The ruins of an old [Mansion] or Castle and officies, on [the] estate of Corsock and [situated] near the West side of "Urr [Water]" It is mentioned in the [...] (1845) "that it had been the [residence] of Robert Nelson of Corsock, [who] is made honourable [mention of] in the "Scots Worthies" as one [who] suffered severely in the [cause] of the covenant". little of [the] building now remains as [...] of the stone have been [taken] away for other [improvements]

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Words are missing in fold on right hand side. The quote in the description is taken from "The New Statistical Account of Scotland" (1845).

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