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List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
CHIRNSIDE BRIDGE Chirnside Bridge
Chirnside Bridge
Chirnside Bridge
George Henderson. Surgeon
William Johnstone.
Thomas Bowhill. Esqr.
017.02 An excellent Stone Bridge across the Whiteadder on the Main road from Berwick to Dunse & about 1 mile from the Village of Chirnside - it spans the river by two arches. and is the property of the County
ROCK HOUSE Rock House
Rock House
Rock House
George Henderson. Surgeon
William Johnston
Thomas Bowhill, Esqr
017.02 A very small cottage in good repair, The front wall is built of petrefied peices of Moss and other vegetable matters, Many of the Streams in the adjoining parish of Edrom, possess petrefying qualities, This house is partly cut out of the solid rock. & was originally intended as a Lodge for Ninewells House.

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Parish of Chirnside -- Sheet 17 No 2 -- Trace 1 -- Collected by John W Rodgers

[Note Rock House] -- no written above the words "one storey high and" (scored out)

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The first description of Chirnside Bridge is scored out and replaced by the entry in red ink. The first reads " A County Bridge On the road leading from Chirnside to Dunse the "Whiteadder" is crossed about 1¼ half a mile from Chirnside by a well built stone Bridge consisting of two arches, It is the property of the County Road Trustees,

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