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Perthshire volume 49

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OS1/25/49/1 LECROPT Lecropt Revd [Reverend] William Young Statistical Account Valuation Roll for 1855-6 Nimmo's History of Stirlingshire Fullarton's Gazetteer of Scotland 125 ; 132 The parish of Lecropt is in the Presbytery of Dunblane, Synod of Perth and Stirling. It is partly in the County of Perth and partly in the County of Stirling. The northern portion of the parish, consisting of 2306 statute acres, is in the County of Perth, and the southern portion, consisting of 727 statute acres, is in the County of Stirling. See Name Book for the part in Stirlingshire. The minister's stipend is 150 Pounds a year. Annual value of the glebe 16 Pounds. The church and Manse are situated in that part of the parish which is in the County of Perth. The nearest market town is Stirling.
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OS1/25/49/3 GREENYARDS Greenyards Greenyards Greenyards Greenyards Mr Willliam Mitchel Mr Henery Sounis Rent receipt Valuation Roll for 1857-8 125 A farmsteading and dwelling house, one storey, slated and in good repair. Property of William Stirling Esqr. Keir.
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OS1/25/49/5 CRAIGARNHALL Craigarnhall Craigarnhall Craigarnhall Craigarnhall Mr Henderson, Tenant Mr T Reid, Hillside, Mr William Henderson, Valuation Roll for 1857-8 132 A well built farm house and steading in thorough repair, the whole slated. The Property of W. Stirling Esqr. Keir.
OS1/25/49/5 CRAIGARNHALL PLANTATION Craigarnhall Plantation Craigarnhall Plantation Craigarnhall Plantation Mr Henderson Mr T. Reid Mr William Henderson 132 A small mixed Plantation in the vicinity of Craigarnhall Farm, from which it obtains the name.
OS1/25/49/5 RIVER TEITH River Teith River Teith River Teith River Teith River Teith Teith River Teith River The Teith or Teath River Teath River Teath River Teath Mr Henderson Mr T Reid Mr William Henderson. New Statistical Account of Stirling Ph [Parish] New Statistical Account of Kincardine Ph [Parish] Ainslie's Map of Scotland 1789 Johnston's County Fullarton's Gazetteer of Scotland New Statistical Account of Lecropt Ph [Parish] Old Statistical Account of Lecropt Ph [Parish] Old Statistical Account of Kincardine Ph [Parish] 132 This river forms the South western bdy [boundary] of the Parish. It rises partly at the head of Glengyle, flowing through Loch Venachar from Loch Achray and Loch Katerine, and partly in the Braes of Balquidder, flowing through Loch Foil and Loch Lubnaig, the two Streams uniting above Callander, and joining the Forth two miles from Stirling.
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OS1/25/49/6 EASTER ROW Easter Row Easter Row Easter Row Easter Row Mr Henderson Mr T. Reid Mr W Henderson Valuation Roll for 1857-8 132 A small Cotter house and remains of a farm steading in bad repair, annexed to the farm of Hillside in the Ph [Parish] of Kilmadoch, Tenant Mr T Reid, Proprietor Mr. Hogan, Residing near Glasgow
OS1/25/49/6 BANKS Banks Banks Banks Mr Henderson Mr T. Reid Mr W. Henderson 132 Two small cottar houses on the farm of Craigarnhall. Property of W. Stirling Esqr. Keir.
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OS1/25/49/7 COCKHILL Cockhill Cockhill Cockhill Cockhill Mr William Lennox Mr William McKay Mr Archibald Manuel Valuation Roll for 1857-8 132 A dwelling house, one storey, thatched and in bad repair. the property of William Fogau, residing near Glasgow.
OS1/25/49/7 BIGGINS Biggins Biggins Biggins Mr William Lennox Mr William McKay Mr Archibald Manuel 132 Three dwelling houses, one storey, thatched, and in good repair, the property of William Stirling Esq. M.P., [Member of Parliament] and occupied by some of his worK-men.
OS1/25/49/7 EAST APPLE BRAE East Apple Brae Mr Robert Young, Factor, Keir Mains Mr William Buchan, Clerk to Keir Mains 132 An enclosure in the demesne of Keir containing about 22 acres and situated about half a mile north-west of the hall. Property of William Stirling Esqr., M.P. [Member of Parliament]
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OS1/25/49/8 WEST APPLE BRAE West Apple Brae Robert Young, Factor Keir Mains Mr Buchan, Clerk to Keir Mains 132 An enclosure in the demesne of Keir, containing about 18 acres and situate about half a mile north-west of the mansion of Keir. Property of William Stirling Esq. of Keir.
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OS1/25/49/9 CARSE OF LECROPT Carse of Lecropt Carse of Lecropt Carse of Lecropt William Henderson Esqr. John Patterson, Alexander Stewart, 132 This name applies to an extensive tract of land, comprising the southern half of the parish. It consists of about 1000 acres, nearly the whole of which is arable. It is principally the property of Archibald Stirling Esq. of Keir.
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OS1/25/49/11 KEIR Keir Keir Keir Keir Keir Kier Kier Mr Robert Young Factor Mr William Buchan Estate Plan New Statistical Account Fullarton's Gazetteer of Scotland Johnston's County Map Stobie's County Map Ainslie's Map of Scotland 1789 Old Statistical Account 132 A splendid Mansion House with suitable offices attached, situated within a domain of considerable extent and about ¾ mile from the Turnpike road leading through Bridge of Allan to Stirling. The grounds contiguous to the mansion are beautifully laid out with Terraces and Walks, and are greatly resorted to by Visitors during the Summer Months, permission being granted to Strangers to visit the grounds every Friday. The property of William Stirling Esq. of Keir, Member of Parliament for the Co. [County] of Perth.
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OS1/25/49/12 MEIKLE HILL Meikle Hill Mr. Robert Young, Factor Mr William Buchan Clerk to Keir Mains Estate Plan 132 A middling size Park on rising ground situate within the Demesne of Keir and a short distance North West of the Mansion House. The property of W. Stirling of Keir.
OS1/25/49/12 LITTLE HILL Little Hill Mr Robert Young Factor Mr William Buchan 132 This name is given to two rural enclosures, direct North of the Mansion House of Keir. The property of William Stirling Esq. of Keir.
OS1/25/49/12 COW PARK Cow Park Mr Robert Young Factor Mr William Buchan 132 A large Park on the Estate of Keir, part of which is cultivated. The Parish Boundary between Lecropt and Dunblane runs through it. The property of William Stirling Esq. of Keir.
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OS1/25/49/13 SHEEP PARK Sheep Park Mr Robert Young Factor Mr William Buchan 132 A large Park South of Keir and East of Blair ParK. The property of William Stirling Esqr. Keir
OS1/25/49/13 GLEN BURN Glen Burn Mr Robert Young Factor Mr William Buchan 132 A small stream rising about 15 chains West of Keir & flowing in a Southern direction, until it joins the River Firth near "Old Keir".
OS1/25/49/13 ARNHALL CASTLE (In Ruins) Arnhall Castle Mr Robert Young Factor Mr William Buchan 132 Ruins of a Castle the Walls are standing about 15 feet high & said to have been at one time the Property of the Athole family, there is no account given of this Castle in the Statistical Account of the Parish, now the property of William Stirling Esqr. Keir. date of its erection not known.
OS1/25/49/13 [Page] 13 Parish of Lecropt (part of) -- in the County of Perth
OS1/25/49/14 NORTH LODGE [Keir] North Lodge Mr Robert Young Factor Mr William Buchan 132 A neat gate-house at the visitors entrance-gate to Keir. Property of William Stirling Esqr. Keir.
OS1/25/49/14 GALLOW HILL Gallow Hill Mr Robert Young Factor Mr William Buchan New Statistical Account 132 A wooded and arable eminence on the Keir estate, from which a fine view is obtained of the Bridge of Allan and the Abbey Craig. Name supposed to be derived from its being in olden times a place of execution, the terminal "s" (in gallows) having been dropped. There is a fine quarry on its western side named Gallow Hill Quarry. Property of William Stirling Esqr. and situate in the parishes of Dunblane and Lecropt.
OS1/25/49/14 [Page] 14 Gallowhill Quarry [crossed out] Name cancelled from this Book, as the quarry is wholly in Dunblane Ph [Parish] This sheet was written for binding in the Dunblane Name Book, but names of another Parish were afterwards added in the other site. J.L.
OS1/25/49/15 CASTLE PARK Castle Park Mr Robert Young Factor Mr William Buchan 132 A large ParK about 26 chains West of Keir. In which ParK is the ruins of Arnhall Castle. The property of William Stirling Esqr. Keir.
OS1/25/49/15 BIRCH PARK Birch Park Mr Robert Young Factor Mr William Buchan 132 A middling Size ParK N. [North] West of Castle ParK the property of William Stirling Esqr. Keir.
OS1/25/49/15 WELL PARK Well Park Mr Robert Young Factor Mr William Buchan 132 A large ParK North of Birch ParK & about 30 chains N. [North] West of Keir. The Property of William Stirling Esqr. Keir.
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OS1/25/49/17 CRAIGDOWNINGS Craigdownings Mr Robert Young, Factor Mr William Drummond Farmer Valuation Roll for 1857-8 132 A farm Steading one Storey High, Slated, the Property of the Right Honble [Honourable] the Earl of Moray.
OS1/25/49/17 CAMEY BANK Camey Bank Cameybank Mr Robert Young, Factor Mr William Buchan Valuation Roll for 1857-8 132 A Sloping Piece of Ground embracing Part of the ParK land and a portion of Ward Sloping down to the Demesne Wall. The Property of William Stirling Esqr. of Keir.
OS1/25/49/17 BLAIR PARK Blair Park Mr Robert Young, Factor Mr William Buchan 132 A large Park a little South of Keir the property of William Stirling Esqr. of Keir.
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OS1/25/49/18 CHURCH [nr. Knock Hill] Church Mr. Robert Young,Factor, Keir Mains Mr. William Buchan Revd [Reverend] P. W. Young, Minister 132 A neat rural church, in the Gothic style, belonging to the Established Church of Scotland. It was built in 1827 and contains about 300 sittings. Patron William Stirling Esqr. of Keir. The stipend is valued at £147-13-8, and besides this, there are 7 acres of well-inclosed Glebe land.
OS1/25/49/18 BAIRNS BURN Bairns Burn Mr Robert Young, Factor Mr William Buchan 132 A small stream which is a collection from drains in the Sheep Park. It issues from the ground at the carriage drive from the South Lodge and is then exposed through a wooded Lea for a few chains until it is suddenly stopped in a natural trough, from which the water is artificially conveyed to the kennels attached to the gamekeeper's house.
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OS1/25/49/19 KNOCK HILL Knock Hill Court Hill Mr Robert Young, Factor Mr William Buchan New Statistical Account 132 An eminence on the Keir Estate. Its summit is wooded and has a bold and rough appearance, but part of its western slope is fine arable ground. Property of William Stirling Esqr. Keir. It is said that in feudal times the barons held their courts on this hill - the executions taking place on Gallow Hill which adjoins this one.
OS1/25/49/19 SOUTH LODGE [Keir] South Lodge Mr Robert Young Factor Mr William Buchan 132 A very pretty gate-house at the principal entrance to the grounds of Keir. Property of William Stirling Esqr. of Keir.
OS1/25/49/19 KNOCKHILL Knockhill Mr Robert Young Factor Mr William Buchan Valuation Roll for 1857-8 132 A neat farmsteading partly one and partly two storeys high. Property of William Stirling of Keir.
OS1/25/49/19 BURNFOOT Burnfoot Mr Robert Young,Factor Mr William Buchan 132 An old thatched cottage having attached to it fine market-gardens. Property of William Stirling Esqr. of Keir.
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OS1/25/49/20 MID LECROPT Mid Lecropt Mr Robert Young, Factor Mr William Buchan 132 A farmsteading one storey high, and in good repair on the estate of William Stirling Esqr. Keir.
OS1/25/49/20 LECROPT BURN Lecropt Burn Mr Robert Young, Factor Mr William Buchan 132 A small stream which rises a little east of the domain wall which bounds the Doune Road. It crosses this road, passes through the woods of Keir until it enters, near Burnfoot, the portion of Lecropt Parish in the County of Stirling.
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OS1/25/49/21 SCOTTISH CENTRAL RAILWAY Scottish Central Railway Mr Thomas Henderson Mr William Henderson Revd [Reverend] Peter Young 125 A double line of rails for passenger and mineral traffic running from Perth to Greenhill Junction. Property of the Scottish Railway Company.
OS1/25/49/21 ALLAN WATER For authorities and descriptive Remarks See Name Book for Logie Parish in Stirlingshire.
OS1/25/49/21 LADY'S POOL For authorities and descriptive Remarks See Name Book for Logie Parish in Stirlingshire.
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OS1/25/49/22 MILSAYBANK Milsaybank Milsaybank Milsaybank Milseybank Mr William Henderson Mr John Pattison Mr Thomas Henderson Valuation Roll for 1857-8 132 A dwelling house one Storey Slated and in good repair. Property of William Stirling Esqr. Member of Parliament, Keir.
OS1/25/49/22 MANSE [nr Milsaybank] Manse Manse Manse Revd [Reverend] Peter Young Mr John Simpson Mr Thomas Henderson 132 A dwellinghouse two storeys slated and in good repair. Property of the Congregation of the Established Church.
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OS1/25/49/23 OLD KEIR Old Keir Old Keir Old Keir Old Keir Mr William Henderson Mr John Pattison Mr Alexander Stewart Valuation Roll for 1857-8 132 A one-storey farmhouse, with steading attached, occupied by farm labourers. Property of William Stirling Esqr.
OS1/25/49/23 STEEDS Steeds Steeds Steeds Steeds Mr John Pattison Mr William Henderson Mr Alexander Stewart Valuation Roll for 1857-8 132 A two-storey farmhouse, with steading attached, Occupied by John Pattison. Property of the Earl of Moray.
OS1/25/49/23 HEATHERSHOT Heathershot Heathershot Heathershot Heathershot Mr Alexander Stewart Mr William Henderson Mr John Pattison Valuation Roll for 1857-8 132 A one-storey farmhouse with steading attached, occupied by Alexander Stewart. Property of the Earl of Moray.
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OS1/25/49/24 GREENOCKS GreenocKs GreenocKs GreenocKs Greenocks Greenocks Greenocks Mr James Morrison Mr William Henderson Mr Alexander Stewart Valuation Roll for 1857-8 Johnston's County Map Stobie's County Map 132 A one story farm house with steading attached, occupied by James Morrison. Property of the Earl of Moray.
OS1/25/49/24 [Page] 24 Co. [County] of Perth -- Parish of Lecropt [signed] F. E. Pratt Capt RE. [Captain Royal Engineers] Febry [February] 27th / 62.
OS1/25/49/25 MURDOCH'S FORD (Disused) Murdoch's Ford Murdoch's Ford Murdoch's Ford Murdock's Ford Mr Edward Bayne Anchorcross near Dunblane Mr James Cummings Stationers Doune Mr Robert Cummings Stationers Doune New Statistical Account for Kilmadock 132 This place is situated on the old high road from Doune to Dunblane, at a point where a burn crosses the road with a low bridge over it (there would likely be no bridge in 1424) about midway between the farms of Greenyards and Anchorcross, and about 2½ miles from Doune and better than one from Dunblane. The stream at this point is the Bdy [Boundary] between Lecropt and Dunblane. Extract from Stat. Acct. [Statistical Account] Murdoch, son of Robert, who was son of Robert II, King of Scotland being taken prisoner by the English at the Battle of Homildon in 1401 and Succeeded his father in the government in 1420, but resigned it 4 years afterwards, his resignation was followed by an accusation of high treason against him, his two sons and father-in-law, who was seized and carried prisoner to Stirling, Murdoch was taken betwixt Doune and Dunblane at a small rivulet, which was called "Murdochs Ford", a name which it retains to this day.
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OS1/25/49/27 Supposed ROMAN CAMP [nr Lecropt Manse] (Supposed) Roman Camp Mr James Young Factor, Keir Mains by Bridge of Allan Revd [Reverend] P. W. Young. Lecropt Manse by Bg. [Bridge] of Allan Mr J Buchanan, Keir Mains. 132 This camp, which is situated about ¼ of a mile north of Lecropt Manse, is an oval shaped eminence of about 30 feet in height, with traces of of a trench and embanKment around its summit, also a slight elevation in the centre, upon which in all probability stood the Praetorium. The general opinion is that it is one of the chain of camps or signal points used for communicating between Stirling Castle and Ardoch. But Rev. [Reverend] P. W. Young, gives another account of this place, although he admits that it certainly may have been a camp previously. He states, that the Lairds of Keir had feudal power in this district and were able to pit and jibbet all those whom they thought proper, & that this eminence was used for judicial purposes. Both these accounts may be correct, the place at first sight has the appearance of a large tumulus, but upon closer inspection the traces of a camp may be seen.
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OS1/25/49/28 [Page] 28 [Volume] 49 OS1/25/49 [Date Stamp] ORDNANCE SURVEY M.S. STORE 28 APR. [APRIL] 1898 SOUTHAMPTON 125.132 NAME BOOK OF THE PART OF THE PARISH OF LECROPT IN THE COUNTY OF PERTH The remainder being in the County of Stirling No. 19
OS1/25/49/29 [Page] 29 INDEX Names of Objects -- Page Arnhall Castle (In Ruins) -- 13 Allan Water -- 21 Bairns Burn -- 18 Banks -- 6 Biggins -- 7 Birch Park -- 15 Blair Park -- 17 Burnfoot -- 19 Camey Bank -- 17 Carse of Lecropt -- 9 Castle Park -- 15 Church -- 18 Cockhill -- 7 Cow Park -- 12 Craigarnhall -- 5 Craigarnhall Plantation -- 5 Craigdownings -- 17 Easter Row -- 6 East Apple Brae -- 7 Gallow Hill -- 14 Glen Burn -- 13 Greenocks -- 24 Greenyards -- 3 Heathershot -- 23 Keir -- 11 Knock Hill -- 19 Knockhill -- 19 Lecropt (Parish) -- 1 Lecropt Burn -- 20 Lady's Pool -- 21 Little Hill -- 12 Manse -- 22 Meikle Hill -- 12 Milsaybank -- 22 Mid Lecropt -- 20 Murdoch's Ford (Disused) -- 25 North Lodge -- 14 Old Keir -- 23 Roman Camp -- 27 River Teith -- 5 Scottish Central Railway -- 21 Sheep Park -- 13 South Lodge -- 19 Steeds -- 23 Well Park -- 15 West Apple Brae -- 8