Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for Ross

Ross, an estate, with a mansion, in Hamilton parish Lanarkshire, between the confluent Avon and Clyde, 1 ¼ mile E by N of the town of Hamilton. Held from the time of Alexander II. till about 1339 by the monks of Kelso, and afterwards by a branch of the Hamiltons, it new belongs to Hugh Henry Robertson-Aikman, Esq. (b. 1819; suc. 1879), who owns 1020 acres in the shire, valued at £1386 per annum.—Ord. Sur., sh. 23, 1865.

(F.H. Groome, Ordnance Gazetteer of Scotland (1882-4); © 2004 Gazetteer for Scotland)

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Feature Description: "an estate, with a mansion"   (ADL Feature Type: "land parcels")
Administrative units: Hamilton ScoP       Lanarkshire ScoCnty

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