Where is Lesnessock and Tradigal?

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I have an ancestor William Colville of Lesnessock and Tradigal, originally from Ayrshire who settled in Campbeltown. I cannot figure out where Lesnessock and Tradigal is. When I google it I just get Colvilles
in Genealogy Help by Joelle Colville-Hanson G2G6 Pilot (118k points)

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Here's a map:

https://maps.nls.uk/view/00000419#zoom=5&lat=2805&lon=3814&layers=BT

It's right in the middle, written with long Ss
by Ros Haywood G2G Astronaut (1.2m points)
Thanks
I’m dumb. I still can’t figure out where that is on a modern map.
Based on a book on Ayrshire cattle I think it’s in Ochiltree, which would make sense.
Ochiltree is what I got.

On the old map it is located about halfway between Vchiltre [=Ochiltree] Castle and Drongan. That would place it roughly here on Google Maps

This is helpful.  It will help me link this Colville to the clan that originally had a castle at Ochiltree.

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