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List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
MANSE [parish, Biggar] Manse
Manse
Manse
Rev [Reverend] John Christison
Mr James Morrison
Mr Robert Glen
034.09 The parish church manse a neat two storey slated dwellinghouse and out offices all in good repair. Built in 1805.
MOTE [Biggar] Mote
Mote
Mote
Rev [Reverend] John Christison
Mr James Morrison
Mr Robert Glen
034.09 A small oval shaped artificial knoll, 210 feet by 120 at its base, its top is a level right angled space of about 90 feet by fifty, about 35 feet high from the natural surface. its sides slope at about an angle of 45° and are wooded. "There is a large moat at the west end of the town, 120 paces round at the base, 54 at top, and 36 feet high. The laws made have been administered from the artificial hill".
Statistical Acc [Account] 1841

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Parish of Biggar

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