List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
CLOCKSY MILL (Ruins) Clocksy Mill (rins of).
Cloxy Mill
Wm. Sadler Esqr, Pr.
Thos. Hamilton, Inspector Of Poor.
James Hutchison, Schoolmaster.
Revd. H.Dewar.
David Hamilton, Glenavon.
Forest's Co. Map.
Church Records.
024.02 This now comprises two old walls, which are not their original height, being at present about 6 or 7 feet high. They stand on a flat rock on the side of the Avon and were formerly parts of an old corn mill having the lade cut out of the solid rock. These ruins of the mill are looked apon in the parish as a great antiquity, but of their actual age no information can be obtained, On the authority of Wm. Sadler (the proprietor) the proper mode of spelling is Clocksy, meaning smeg (?) the other authorities spell it more from found, or custom, than from any knowledge of its proper mode of spelling.

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"Clocks,Clouks, the refuse of sifted grain", "Clocksie, Croacious",


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