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List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
TAXING STONE Tax Stone
Taxing Stone
Longstone of Little Leight
Longstone of Little Leight
Longstone of Little Leight
Genl [General] Sir Alexander Wallace
George McHaffie Esqr.
William Hunter
David Beggs
Peter Stroyan
005 [Situation] About 1¼ Miles N. [North] of the village of Cairn Ryan
1¼ Miles North of Loch Ryan House
A large Stone about 5 feet high built in the wall on the side of the old road leading to Ayr through Little Leight. on which farm the said stone stands There appears to have been several names Carved on the Stone. The Only One of which is Now visible is that of John Smith. This Stone was formerly a place of Taxing Carriers Pedlars Passing from Ayr to Galloway

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Parish of Inch
Form 136
Page 52 & 87 - Taxing Stone

Entry for Old House of Croach scored out

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