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Milldown Burn
Milldown Burn
Andrew Wilson Coldingham
John Johnston Coldingham
Alexander Edgar Coldingham
005.12 [Situation] In the north of the plan and flowing east, north east from the junction of St [Saint] Andrews Burn and Scape Burn till it crosses the north plan line A small river formed by the waters of "Scape Burn" and "St [Saint] Andrew's Burn" It bears the name from where the two formes unite, to where it empties itself into the sea near "Homelinolle" It works a cornmill in its course called Col Mill - See note to Milldown P. [Page] 56
COL-MILL (Corn) Col-Mill
Andrew Wilson
John Johnston
Mr Thomas Renton
005.12 [Situation] On the north bank of Mildown Burn about 7 chains east from Mildown Cottages A good Corn-mill, on "Milldown Burn" with Machinery for both steam and water, (the latter being chiefly used) with drying kiln attached, It is the property of Miss Jean Milne Home, "Wedderburn,, Mr Wilson of Coldingham gives it as his opinion that "Col-Mill", is a contraction of "Coldingham Mill"

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Coldingham Parish Sheet 5 No 12 Trace 3 [Page] 55

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In Descriptive remarks for Mildown Burn the name "Homelinolle" is spelt "Homeliknoll" on OS 25" 1st Series map, Sheet 005.08.
In Descriptive remarks for Col-Mill the name has been published on OS 25" 1st Series map, Sheet 005.12, without the hyphen [Col Mill].

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