James D. McLay

Observations on an Eighteenth Century Gradient Diagram

Recent, Cartography

TDGNHAS Series III, 84 (2010), 129(3.44 MB)


In the internet catalogue of the National Archives of Scotland appeared RHP 35867, entitled; ‘A Gradient Diagram of alterations to the military road from Path Brae’, with comments and explanation, dated 1786 and with the signature William Mure. The original document has the accession number STEWM:7405 in the Stewartry Museum in Kirkcudbright, where the curator, Dr David Devereux, made it available for inspection and offered useful local knowledge.