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List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
GREYSTONE BANK Greystone Bauk Mr R Smith. Provost
Mr Gray. Rector Grammar School
Mr Annan. Town Clerk
Mr Ballantyne. Postmaster
025.15 Extending from North Vennel in a N.E. direction and in a parallel line with Hope Street to its junction with Greenside Lane at the south end of Waterloo Place.
This narrow thoroughfare which is nothing more than a back lane to Hope Street was of much more importance in former times than at present. It was the principal entrance into Lanark before Hope Street was opened, and although it is now comparatively little used, it was the Mail Coach Route to Edinburgh and the North before the days of Railways. The word Bauk is a Scotticism for the English word Bank - a fence of earth.
HOPE STREET [Lanark] Hope Street Mr R Smith. Provost
Mr Gray. Rector Grammar School
Mr Annan. Town Clerk
Mr Ballantyne. Postmaster
025.15 Extending in a N.E. direction from Bloomgate, crossing North Vennel and terminating at Greenside Lane.
This is quite a modern street and contains several good buildings. Some of them the best in the town, amongst which are the County Buildings, The Meal Market Hotel and Episcopal Chapel. It is well lit with gas and the private houses in it partake more of their character of villas than any other portion of the town.

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Page 10. XXV.15 Lanark Plan 7

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Situation - How to include info eg. West side of Hope Street as 25.15 is automatically there. For now, I have put these words at the start of the descriptive remarks.
Name as on plan has been initially transcribed as Greystone Bank rather than Bauk. I have left that in alt spelling as there are good remarks about it!
Second last line of Hope Street description - is the word portion?

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