List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
CHURCH (In Ruins) [Minnigaff] Minnigaff Old Church (in Ruins)
Minnigaff Old Church (in Ruins)
Peter Stroyan
John McWhae
035 [Situation] About 2 chains South of the Parish Church
This name applies to the ruins of the old church of Minnigaff which was unroofed about the year 1833 it is situated in the churchyard and about 2 chains South of the present one.-
Moat Hill
Moat Hill
Peter Kenna
Peter Stroyan
Thomas Jamieson
035 [Situation] 5 chains S. by E. [South By East] of the Parish Church
A small eminence situated between Penkill Bridge and Minnigaff church & between the river cree & Penkill Burn it is thickly covered with tall wood & is very steep on the South and East sides. Mr Peter Stroyan is of opinion that part of the top is of artificial construction and that at a very remote period all business of a public nature was transacted
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Form 136
Page 56 - Minnigaff Old Church (in Ruins)
53- Moat Hill

On the Summit of a Steep bank, at the junction of
the Cree and Penkill, within a few yards of the old church
and overlooking the village, there is an ancient moat-hill
which appears to have been used in former times as a place
of justice.
Stat Acct [Statistical account] of Kirkcudbt. [Kirkcudbright] 1845 Page 128
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