List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
ST MICHAEL'S KNOWE St. [Saint] Michael's Knowe

St. [Saint] Michael's Knowe

St. [Saint] Michael's Knowe
Andrew Wilson
John Johnston
Mr Thomas Renton Coldingham
005.12 [Situation] At the east end of Coldingham Village and about half way between it and Scoutscroft
A small hillfeature, or eminence in an arable field a short distance northeast of Coldingham Church. It is the property of Mr Samuel Craig, Coldingham -
I cannot ascertain why this place was called "St [Saint] Michaels Knowe" nor could I find any legend connected with it -
SCAPEBURN BRIDGE 'Scape'burn Bridge
'Scape'burn Bridge
'Scape'burn Bridge
Andrew Wilson
John Johnston
Mr Thomas Renton
005.12 [Situation] Two chains north from Scoutscroft and about Seven east from Burnhale Bridge_
A small stone bridge of one arch across "Hill Burn" and on the road leading from Coldingham to Northfield. Scape' Burn, is supposed to be a contraction of "Escape Burn"_ This bridge was built by the Parish It is considered to have been the bounds (on this side) of the "Sanctuary" (ground) and persons in debt & and being pursued, when they crossed this stream they were freed from their pursuers - hence called "Escape Burn" See. Scape Burn

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