- BARHILL, a small hamlet, in the parish of Colmonell, district of Carrick, county of Ayr, 12 miles (S. S. E.) from Girvan. This place, which is of very recent origin, is situated on the river Dhuisk, and on the road from Girvan to Newton-Stewart; cattle-markets are held on the fourth Friday in April, September, and October (O. S.), and are attended by numerous dealers from the adjoining districts.
A Topographical dictionary of Scotland. Samuel Lewis. 1856.
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