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List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
Banks Cottage
Banks Cottage
Banks Cottage
Mr Richardson occupier
William McGowan Builder
Mr Joseph Welsh Provost
John Clarke Land Surveyor
027 A neat and well constructed cottage with out offices adjoining in one range; occupied by Mr Richardson , Nursery and Seedsman. The property of Mr Thorburn
Ryedale House
Thomas Thorburn Esquire
William McGowan
Valuation Roll 1819
Statistical Account of Kirkcudbright 1845
Mr Joseph Welsh Provost
027 A neat house 2 stories high of cottage style with suitable offices has garden and ornamental ground attached having about 42 acres of good arable attached on part of which are large [-- ]for making bricks and tiles. The property and residence of Thomas Thorburn Esq.
RYEDALE BRICK & TILE WORKS Ryedale Brick and Tile works
Ryedale Brick and Tile works
Thomas Thorburn Esquire
William McGowan
027 Considerable works for the manufacture of Bricks and Tiles. The works consists of large drying sheds and there are 3 cottages the residences of some working people, there are about 20[-] employed during the season in [---]

Continued entries/extra info

Parish of Troqueer Page 22. Mr Thorburn the proprietor says this property is known by the name Banks of Troqueer but that the cottage is known as "Banks Cottage"

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