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List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
BRUCE ARMS INN [Lanark] Bruce Arms Inn Mr Robert Smith. Provost
Mr Gray. Rector Grammar School
Mr Annan. Town Clerk
Mr Ballantyne. Postmaster
025.15 South side of High Street.

A well built public house. 2 storeys. slated and in good repair - it has stables and outhouses attached. It is occupied by Mr. Thomas Prosser and is the property of Mr Vesey.
ST BERNARD'S WYND St. Bernard's Wynd Mr Robert Smith. Provost
Mr Gray. Rector Grammar School
Mr Annan. Town Clerk
Mr Ballantyne. Postmaster
025.15 Extends from High Street to South Vennel parallel to Wellgate.


A narrow lane which forms a Communication between High Street and South Vennel.
The houses in it are 2 storeys slated and in tolerable repair. The origin of its name is unknown but it is evidently an old part of the Town.
TRON (Site of) [Lanark] Tron Mr Robert Smith. Provost
Mr Gray. Rector Grammar School
Mr Annan. Town Clerk
Mr Ballantyne. Postmaster
025.15 East of the Town Hall

The Tron was a building used for the double purpose of Weighing Goods and as a Pillory. to which persons convicted of petty crimes were fixed with what were termed "joggs" - It was supposed to have been erected at the same time as the Old Tolbooth. - and was removed at the end of the 18th century.

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XXV.15 Lanark 1/500 Plans 12. Page 33

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