List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
KIRK POOL hume pollock.
john murray.
035 a pool in the river cree and situated near the junction of the cree and penkill rivers in the neighbourhood of minnigaff church.
LARG HILL hume pollock.
john murray.
035 a middle sized hill on the farm of larg , it is covered with wood consisting of ash, oak, fir, and beech on it is a trig called caring wood.
THE GILL hume pollock.
john murray.
stat acc. of kirkudbright 1045
035 a pool in the river cree about a quarter of a mile in length, and situated near minnigaff church.

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gil, gill ghaid. a steep narrow glen or ravine etc., jamiesons dictionary.
about a mile above the church the valley becomes constricted and the river enters a narrow gorge the bank being richly covered in wood. this portion of the river is termed the gill. stat acc of kirkudbright.

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