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List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
KNOCKBREX WELL Knockbrex Well
Knockbrex Well
Mr William Robinson
George McHaffie Esqr.
013 [Situation] 1/4 Mile North of Knockbrex (Turnpike.)
A mineral spring at one time much frequented for its medicinal properties. Regard for its water has for the last 20 years been gradually declining and is now but little used.
GHOST HOWE WELL Ghost Howe Well
Ghost Howe Well
Thomas McClymont
George McHaffie Esqr.
013 [Situation] 1/4 Mile S.W [South West] of Knockbrex Turnpike.
A large Well or Pool of Stagnant water. It has no visible outlet except after heavy rains and is seldom known to change its level.
CRAIGENBUYS Craigonbuys
Craigenbuys
Mr Thomas McClymont
George McHaffie Esqr.
013 [Situation] 1/2 Mile South of Knockbrex Toll Gates.
A Rocky Hill called by the Trigl. [Trigonometrical] Party "Knockbrack Quarry"

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[Note] "Craig" A rock - Creag Gaelic -
"Buidhe" yellow, of a gold colour
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