List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
Black Hill
James Cairns
Robert McGill
017 [Situation] 2 Mile West of Dernagler Loch.
A moderate Sized hill adjoining the N.W. [North West] of the road leading from Glen Luce to Newtonstewart the soil is arable and tolerably good, on the Summit is a Trigl. [Trigonometrical] Station.
WOOD OF DARVAIRD Wood of Dirvaird
Wood of Dirvaird
Wood of Dirvaird
Wood of Dervaird
William Kerr
Map of Wigtownshire 1782
William J. Saunders
James Gibson Esqr.
John Dugan
Ordnance Map 1819
See Name List Plan 17D
017 [Situation] 2 Mile West by South of Dernaglar Loch.
An ordinary farm house and outbuildings with a farm attached consisting of 250 acres of land 2/3 of which is moorland or rocKy heathy pasture a small portion is arable the remainder peat moss or bog. occupied by William Kerr The property of Sir James D Hay Bart. [Baronet] near the farm house is a Trigl. [Trigonometrical] Station called after the farm.

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18C Parish of Old Luce

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19 Black Hill
19 Wood of Darvaird

"Dair" - Oak
"Darach" Oak, Timber
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