List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
SULPHUREOUS SPRING [Castlecraig] Mineral Spring (Sulphur)
Mineral Spring (Sulphur)
Mineral Spring (Sulphur)
Sulphureous Spring
Sulphureous Spring
Alexander Swan Grantshall
Alexander Potts Gamekeeper
James Palmer Par. [Parish] School
Old Stat. Acct. [Statistical Account]
New Stat. Acct. [Statistical Account]
008 [Situation] About 12 Chains South of Castlecraig

This is a Mineral Spring the water of which is strongly Impregnated with Sulphur. It has, however, been much weakened by drainage, and there is now a Pump Sunk into this Spring, the Sinking of which nearly destroyed its property as a Mineral Spring. It is situated at the west side of the Gardens.

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Parish of Kirkurd -- Sheet 8 No 13 -- Trace 3

[Note] -- "There is a copious Sulphurous Spring near Castlecraig. The late celebrated Dr. Black
Professor of Chemistry in the University of Edinburgh from a chemical analysis ascertained
its water to be Stronger than the Sulphureous water at Moffat but weaker than that at
Harrowgate. It has been used with success in Several diseases," -- New Stat. Acct. [Statistical Account] of Linlithgowshire page 127

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