List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
Ghost Knowe
Ghost Knowe
Ghost Knowe
William Dunn
N. McNish
W. McClymont
George McHaffie Esqr.
013 [Situation] 3/4 mile east of Merton Hall.
A very small hill on the farm of Knockbrae so called from weal minded people supposing it to be frequented by Ghosts etc. from its contiguity to Gallows Hill. -
Barr Upper
Upper Barr
Upper Bar
Mr Stroyan
William Dill Esqr.
Ainslie's Map 1782
George McHaffie Esqr.
013 [Situation] 1/4 Mile South by East of the Southern point of Barhill Wood.
A good farm house with convenient outhouses and about 430 acres of Land The Property of the Earl of Galloway.
BAR MOOR Barr Moor
Bar Moor
William Dill Esqr.
George McHaffie Esqr.
013 [Situation] 1/3 Mile West of Barhill Wood.
A rough and Mountainous farm of about 100 acres, with a good farm house and convenient outhouses attached The Property of the Earl of Galloway.

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Parish of Penninghame
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40 Ghost Knowe
81 Upper Barr
82 Bar Moor

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