List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
Knocknair Knocknair
Estate Map
D. Foyers Knowehead
027 A Knowe at the west end of the Fasseys above "Fin Glen". This name which appears on the Estate Map and is no doubt an old name, is now almost unknown. There is a Trigl. [Trigonometrical] Station on "Knocknair"
Fassis Fasseys or Fassis
Fasseys or Fassis
Fasseys or Fassis
D. Foyers
D. Ferguson Shepherd Allanhead
Neil Campbell Gamekeeper
027 A level strip of ground between "KnocKnair" in the west and "Aldessan Burn" in the East, above Knowehead. The "Stripped Knowes" and the wire fence encloses this level piece of ground on the north side. The extent of the flat, southwards, is shewn by a yellow shade, which is also the brow of the Campsie Fells at this place as the sweep round and above the "Clachan of Campsie" falling towards the "Kirk Burn" below "Allanhead" (Trace 4) This name is spelt from sound which is generally Fassys or Fasseys, & sometimes shortly pronounced Fasses or Fassis.

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Co. [County] Stirling -- Campsie Parish

[Note below Knocknair:]
Knock, a hill; NĂ ird, aloft, up, upward, Gael. [Gaelic]

[Note below Fassis:]
"Fassis".- Knots; bunches, Jamieson

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