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List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
GALLOW LAW Gallow Law
Gallow Law
James Moffat Blacksmith Goatfoot
James Doherty Tailor Skirling
011 [Situation] About ¾ of a Mile S by W [South by West] from Muirburn Castle

A small arable hill on the south east side of Skirling supposed to be the place where criminals were executed in former times

Continued entries/extra info

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Parish of Skirling -- Sheet 11.7 -- Trace 5

[Note] -- In Gordons "Itinerary" mention is made
of a Fort as having Stood on "Gallow Law", this
is however incorrect as no fort or Encampment
of Any Kind Ever existed on this Eminence. The
Camp alluded to by Gordon must be the Fort
Called "Candyburn Castle". -- See Note to Candyburn Castle.

Authorities --
Mr George Brown Candyburn
Mr George Ramsay Parish School
Mr Robert Noble Skirling
etc
etc

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See also page 14

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