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OS1/32/24/9

List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
Gowan Hill Gowland or Gowling Hill,
Gowling Hill
Gowling Hill
Gowan Hill
Gowan Hill
Gowan Hill
Gorran Hill
Gowane Hill
Stat. [Statistical] Account of Scotland
History of Stirling & Stirlingshire
Revd. [Reverend] Mr. McLachlan
Revd [Reverend] William Findlay
Mr William Galbraith Town Clerk
Map of Stirling 1820
Cowan Charter of King Charles 1st. for Burgh 1641
Deed of Foundation pf Cowan hospital 1637.
010.15 A Moderately Sized Hill, Situated on the North Side of the town, the Ascent from the East Side is gradual, but the West Side is Steep, rugged and Rocky and mostly covered With Whins and Brushwood. The property of the Crown.
Back Walk Back Walk
Back Walk
Back Walk
Back Walk
Mr William Galbraith Town Clerk
Revd [Reverend] William Findlay
Revd [Reverend] Mr McLachlan
Map of Stirling 1820
010.15 ; 017.03 This name is applied to a beautiful promenade commencing at Wolf Craig and the Dumbarton Road, on the South part of the town, it gradually rises through a Grove of tall trees and then by the naked and rocky edge of the hill, till it attains near to its Summit under the Castle, it then winds around and Skirts that lofty eminence and terminates at the Mote Hill. This walk is one of the most pleasing Ornaments of the town, from its gradual increasing elevation, and the magnificent landscape it discloses to the eye, which is beheld to a very great advantage.

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