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Dumfriesshire volume 17

Page List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks Continued entries/extra info Transcriber's notes
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OS1/10/17/3 UPPER CLEUCH Upper Cleugh Upper Cleugh William Scott Shepherd Garwaldsheils John Davidson Shepherd Blackesk Head 025 [Situation] 1/2 mile West from Lea Knowe A small stream having its source near Mid Rig and flowing in a southerly direction falls into Black Esk
OS1/10/17/3 GARWALDSHIELS HOPE Garwaldshiels Hope See Name Sheets for Sheet 17 No. 15 025
OS1/10/17/3 BLACK ESK Black Esk See Name Sheets 17 No. 15 025
OS1/10/17/3 [Page] 3 Parish of Eskdalemuir Sheet 25 No. 3 Trace 2.
OS1/10/17/4 MID HEIGHT Mid Height William Scott Shepherd Garwaldsheils John Davidson Shepherd Blackesk Head 025 [Situation] About 1/2 mile West of Lea Knowe A large hill situate to the [East] of Uppercleugh Rig, on its highest point there is a Trigl. [Trigonometrical] station called Mid Height, its surface is covered with rough pasture, and is on the farm of Garwald.
OS1/10/17/4 UPPER CLEUCH RIG Uppercleugh Rig William Scott Shepherd Garwaldsheils John Davidson Shepherd Blackesk Head 025 [Situation] 1/2 mile N.E. [North East] of Lea Knowe A small hill situate to the [South] of Mid Rig, its surface is covered with rough pasture, and is on the farm of Garwald
OS1/10/17/4 [Page] 4 Parish of Eskdalemuir Sheet 25 No. 2 Trace 2
OS1/10/17/5 LEA KNOWE Lea Knowe William Scott Shepherd Garwaldsheils John Davidson Shepherd Blackesk Head 025 [Situation] 20 Chains N.W. [North West] of Wet Slack A large hill situate to the south of Jocks Shoulder covered with rough pasture. The boundary between the parishes of Eskdalemuir and Hutton and Corrie passes over its highest point
OS1/10/17/5 WET SLACK Wet Slack William Scott Shepherd Garwaldsheils John Davidson Shepherd Blackeskhead 025 [Situation] About 1/2 Mile North of Peat Hill A small wet piece of ground situated between "Lea Knowe" and "Cairn Knowe" on the farm of Garwald
OS1/10/17/5 [Page] 5 Parish of Eskdalemuir Sheet 25 No. 3 Trace 1
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OS1/10/17/7 PEAT HILL Peat Hill William Scott Shepherd Garwaldsheils John Davidson Shepherd Blackesk Head 025 [Situation] About 1/2 Mile South of Wet Slack A considerable hill situate to the south of Mid Height on its highest point there is a Trigl. [Trigonometrical] station called Peat Hill near which the parish boundary between Eskdalemuir and Hutton and Corrie passes; its surface is covered with heathy pasture
OS1/10/17/7 CAIRN KNOWE Cairn Knowe William Scott Shepherd Garwaldsheils John Davidson Shepherd Blackeskhead 025 [Situation] North Side of Peat Hill A small knowe the surface of which is covered with rough pasture, situated on "Peat Hill" a little to the south of "Wet Slack" on the farm of Garwald. On its highest point there is a cairn of stones.
OS1/10/17/7 [Page] 7 Parish of Eskdalemuir Sheet 25 No. 3 Trace 3
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OS1/10/17/9 BLACK CLEUCH Black Cleugh Black Cleugh William Scott Shepherd Garwaldsheils John Davidson Shepherd Blackesk Head 025 [Situation] 25 Chains E [East] of Peat Hill A small stream having its source at the base of Peat Hill and Peat Rig and flowing in a north easterly direction falls into Black Esk
OS1/10/17/9 NETHER CLEUCH Nether Cleugh Nether Cleugh William Scott Shepherd Garwaldsheils John Davidson Shepherd Blackesk Head 025 [Situation] About 3/4 of a Mile N.E. [North East] of Peat Hill A small stream having its source at the base of Mid Height and flowing in a southerly direction falls into Black Esk above Garwaldsheils
OS1/10/17/9 [Page] 9 Parish of Eskdalemuir Sheet 25 No. 3 Trace 4
OS1/10/17/10 PEAT RIG Peat Rig Peat Rig William Scott Shepherd Garwaldshiels John Davidson Shepherd Blackeskhead 025 [Situation] About 1/2 Mile S.E [South East] of Peat Hill A large ridge the surface of which is covered with heathy pasture, situated between Black Cleugh" and "The Grain" and is on the farm of Garwald
OS1/10/17/10 [Page] 10 Parish of Eskdalemuir Sheet 25 No. 3 Trace 4
OS1/10/17/11 MUCKLE WHITE HOPE Muckle White Hope Muckle White Hope James Moffat. Farmer. Garwald. Thomas Scott. Shepherd. Garwaldshiels. 017; 025 [Situation] West Side of White Hope Rig A considerable hollow extending from the Thief's Slack to the southern end of Loch Rig, And to where the burn which it contains and which is of Considerable seize, unites with the Black Esk. It is situated on the farm of Garwald.
OS1/10/17/11 LITTLE WHITE HOPE Little White Hope Little White Hope James Moffat, Farmer. Garwald. Thomas Scott. Shepherd. Garwaldshiels. 025 [Situation] E [East] Side of White Hope Rig This Hope is inconsiderable, extending from the west of Ashy Bank to the North of Tates Hill, and to where, the considerable stream which it contains falls into Muckle Whitehope. It is situated on the farm of Garwald.
OS1/10/17/11 MID HEIGHT Mid Height See Page 4
OS1/10/17/11 DROWNINGDUB KNOWES Drowningdub Knowes Drowningdub Knowes James Moffat Garwald Thomas Scott Garwaldsheils 017; 025 [Situation] 35 Chains N.W. [North West] of White Hope Rig Three Small hillocks situated on the farm of Garwald
OS1/10/17/11 [Page] 11 Parish of Eskdalemuir Sheet 25 No. 2 Trace 1
OS1/10/17/12 GREEN SIKE Green Syke Green Syke James Moffat Farmer Garwald Thomas Scott Shepherd Garwaldsheils 025 [Situation] West Side of White Hope A Small Stream formed by drains and falling into the Muckle White Hope. It is on the farm of Garwald, and lies be-twixt Drowning dub Knowes and Loch Rig.
OS1/10/17/12 GREEN BOG Green Bog James Moffat Farmer Garwald Thomas Scott Shepherd Garwaldsheils 025 [Situation] A small portion of ground between Loch Rig and Drowningdub Knowe, covered with rough pasture and situated on the farm of Garwald
OS1/10/17/12 LOCH RIG Loch Rig James Moffat Farmer Garwald Thomas Scott Shepherd Garwaldsheils 025; 026 [Situation] About 1/2 mile S.W. [South West] of white Hope Rig. This Rig is Situated on the farm of Garwald and extending from Mid Height to the junction of Muckle Whitehope with the Black [Esk] It is covered with rough pasture and is [sit-]uated on the farm of Garwald.
OS1/10/17/12 Parish of Eskdalemuir -- Sheet 25 No 4 Trace 1 -- [Page] 12
OS1/10/17/13 WHITE HOPE RIG White Hope Rig White Hope Rig James Moffat, Farmer - Garwald Thomas Scott, Shepherd - Garwaldshields 025 [Situation] This Rig extends from Whitehope to the junction of MucKle & Little Whitehope It is covered with rough pasture, And is Situated on the farm of Garwald.
OS1/10/17/13 YOKE SIKE Yoke Syke Yoke Syke James Moffat, Farmer - Garwald Thomas Scott, Shepherd - Garwaldshields 025 [Situation] About 26 Chains E. [East] of White Hope Rig A Small Stream which has its source, at "the Yoke", and flowing from that in a westerly direction like it joins the stream in Little White Hope. about twenty chains from its Source. -
OS1/10/17/13 Parish of Eskdalemuir -- Sheet 25 No 4- Trace 2 -- [Page] 13
OS1/10/17/14 ASHY BANK Ashy Bank Ashy Bank James Moffat. Farmer. Garwald. James Anderson. Shepherd. Garwald Cottage 025 [Situation] 3/4 of a Mile N.E. [North East] of White Hope Rig A elevated and extended range of hill land extending from the Snout to the Bught Knowes. It is covered with rough pasture, and has a Trigonometrical Station on its highest point. It is on the farm of Garwald.
OS1/10/17/14 THE YOKE The Yoke The Yoke James Moffat. Farmer. Garwald. Thomas Scott. Shepherd. Garwaldshiels 025 [Situation] About 35 Chains S.W. [South West] of Ashy Bank A Small Knowe situated betwixt the White Hole And Tates Hill. It is on the farm of Garwald and is Covered with rough pasture.
OS1/10/17/14 WHITE HOLE White Hole White Hole James Moffat. Farmer. Garwald Thomas Scott. Shepherd. Garwaldshiels. 025 [Situated] 20 Chains South of Ashy Bank A hollow situated to the South-West of Ashy bank - is Covered with rough and heathy pasture - And is on the farm of Garwald.
OS1/10/17/14 MID HOLE Mid Hole Mid Hole James Moffat Thomas Scott Garwald 025 A Small Circular hollow north of Ashy Bank on the farm of Garwald
OS1/10/17/14 [Page] 14 Parish of Eskdalemuir Sheet 25 No. 4 Trace 3
OS1/10/17/15 WHITE HOLE BURN White Hole Burn White Hole Burn James Moffat. Farmer. Garwald. Thomas Scott. Shepherd Garwaldshiels 025 [Situation] Runs South of White Hole A considerable stream having its rise at the White Hole, from which it derives its name - and after a Course in a South & west direction, falls into the Black Esk about a Mile below Garwaldshiels. It is Situated on the farm of Garwald.
OS1/10/17/15 RAINSHAW LAKE Rainshaw Lake Rainshaw Lake James Moffat. Farmer. Garwald. Thomas Scott. Shepherd Garwaldshiels 025 [Situation] About 1/2 Mile South of White Hole A small stream formed by drains, to the west of Lang Knowe, And running in a westerly direction falls into Whitehole Burn. The ground immediately to the North of it is flat, and at one time is Supposed to have been Covered with Water. - whence the name Lake. It is Situated on the farm of Garwald.
OS1/10/17/15 NETHER CLEUCH Nether Cleuch See Page 9
OS1/10/17/15 BLACK ESK Black Esk See Page 3
OS1/10/17/15 PEAT RIG Peat Rig See Page 10
OS1/10/17/15 [Page] 15 Parish of Eskdalemuir Sheet 25 No. 4 Trace 6
OS1/10/17/16 TATES HILL Tates Hill. Tates Hill. James Moffat. Farmer. Garwald Thomas Scott. Shepherd Garwaldshiels 025 [Situation] About 1/2 Mile S.W. [South West] of the Yoke A Considerable hill to the east of the Black Esk, And South of the Little White Esk. It is Covered with rough pasture - has a Trigonometrical Station on it - And is situated on the farm of Garwald.
OS1/10/17/16 TATES BOG Tates Bog Tates Bog James Moffat. Farmer. Garwald Thomas Scott. Shepherd Garwaldshiels 025 [Situation] About 1/2 Mile S.W. [South West] of the Yoke This Small portion of ground is Covered with rough pasture - And is Situated to the east of Tates Hill on the farm of Garwald.
OS1/10/17/16 BUGHT KNOWES Bught Knowes See Page 25
OS1/10/17/16 RAINSHAW RIG Rainshaw Rig See Page 20
OS1/10/17/16 LONG KNOWE Long Knowe See Page 30
OS1/10/17/16 [Page] 16 Parish of Eskdalemuir Sheet 25 No. 4 Trace 5
OS1/10/17/17 HAREGRAIN RIG Haregrain Rig Haregrain Rig William Scott Shepherd Garwaldshiels John Davidson, Shepherd Blackesk Head 025 [Situation] North of Finnigill & heathy Edge A large hill Covered with rough Pasture - The boundary between the Parishes of Eskdalemuir and Hutton and Corrie, passes over this hill
OS1/10/17/17 FINNYGILL EDGE Finnigill Edge Finnigill Edge Finnygill Edge Finnygill Edge Finnygill Edge William Scott Shepherd Garwaldshiels John Davidson, Shepherd Blackesk Head James Elliot, Middleholm Thomas Hislop, Bailiehill Walter Hislop, Todshawhill, 025 [Situation] South of Hairgrain Rig A Considerable Eminence, situated South of Hairgrain Rig. It is Covered with rough pasture.
OS1/10/17/17 OUTER MID HILL Outer Mid Hill See Name Sheets for Sheet 25 No. 11
OS1/10/17/17 [Page] 17 Sheet 25 No. 7 Finnygill - See Name Sheets of Hutton & Corrie.
OS1/10/17/18 UPPER GRAIN Upper Grain Upper Grain William Scott, Shepherd John Davidson, Shepherd Blackesk Head 025 [Situation] Flows S.E [South East] from Finnigill Edge A Considerable Stream which rises at the base of Finnigill Edge & flows in an Easterly direction to it's junction with the Black Esk
OS1/10/17/18 PEAT RIG Peat Rig Peat Rig William Scott, Shepherd Garwaldshiels John Davidson, Shepherd Blackeskhead 025 [Situation] About 1/2 Mile N.E [North East] of Hairgrain Rig A heathy ridge on the farm of Garwaldshiels & estate of His Grace the Duke of Buccleuch
OS1/10/17/18 [Page] 18 Sheet 25 No. 7
OS1/10/17/19 GARWALDSHIELS Garwaldshiels Garwaldshiels William Scott Shepherd Garwaldsheils James Anderson Shepherd Garwald Cottage 025 [Situation] About 25 Chains N.E [North East] of Grain Rig Is a Farm-house one story high, with office houses all in good repair, occupied by William Scott, Shepherd; there are also a garden and a large sheep farm attached under the tennancy of Mr. James Moffat of Garwald, and is the property of the Duke of Buccleugh.
OS1/10/17/19 PEAT RIG Peat Rig See Page 10
OS1/10/17/19 GRAIN RIG Grain Rig Grain Rig William Scott Shepherd Garwaldshiels James Anderson Shepherd Garwald Cottage 025 [Situation] About 4 Chains S.W. [South West] of Garwaldshiels Is an extensive ridge, extending Southwardly from "The Grain" to "The Far Grain" and westwardly from "The Grain Knowe" to "Black Esk Water". It is upon the farm of "Garwaldshiels"
OS1/10/17/19 TATES HILL Tates Hill See Page 16
OS1/10/17/19 [Page] 19 Parish of Eskdalemuir Sheet 25. No. 8 Trace 1 The Grain [crossed out]
OS1/10/17/20 RAINSHAW RIG Rainshaw Rig Rainshaw Rig William Scott Shepherd Garwaldshiels James Anderson Shepherd Garwald Cottage 025 [Situation] About 3/4 of a Mile East of Garwaldshiels A large ridge which extends in a southerly direction from "Whitehole Burn" to "Rainshaw Syke" and in an eastwardly direction from "Slough" to "Black Esk Water". It is upon the farm of Garwaldshiels
OS1/10/17/20 RAINSHAW SIKE Rainshaw Syke Rainshaw Syke William Scott Shepherd Garwaldshiels James Anderson Shepherd Garwald Cottage 025 [Situation] Flows 30 Chains of Mainshaw Rig Is a small stream which takes its rise at "Rainshaw Rig" and running westward falls into "Whitehole Burn" near to its confluence with "Black Esk Water" which is a little to the westward of "Upper Grain"
OS1/10/17/20 [Page] 20 Parish of Eskdalemuir Sheet 28 Trace 3
OS1/10/17/21 UPPER GRAIN Upper Grain Upper Grain William Scott Shepherd Garwaldshiels James Anderson Shepherd Garwald Cottage 025 [Situation] Flows 35 Chains South of Grain Rig Is a small stream which rises on "Grain Knowe" and running eastwardly falls into "Black Esk about a mile west from "Whitehole Burn"
OS1/10/17/21 [Page] 21 Parish of Eskdalemuir Sheet 25 No. 8 Trace 4
OS1/10/17/22 WHITE HOLE BURN White Hole Burn White Hole Burn William Scott Shepherd Garwaldshiels James Anderson Shepherd Garwald Cottage 025 [Situation] West Side of Rainshaw Rig A stream which rises at the "White Esk" and running in an northward and eastward direction falls into "Black Esk" about a mile below Garwaldshiels
OS1/10/17/22 [Page] 22 Parish of Eskdalemuir Sheet 25 No. 8 Trace 5 Little Whirl Knowe [note] - Cancelled
OS1/10/17/23 BLACK ESK Black Esk See Page 3
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OS1/10/17/24 WHIRL RIG Whirl Rig Whirl Rig William Scott Shepherd Garwaldshiels James Anderson Shepherd Garwald Cottage 025; 026 [Situation] About 3/4 of a Mile South of Rainshaw Rig A very large ridge which extends westward from "Dinnings Heights" to "Black Esk" and Southwardy from Rainshaw Syke to Whirl Burn, it is covered with rough pasture, is upon the farm Twiglees of which the Duke of Buccleugh is proprietor
OS1/10/17/24 WHIRL BURN Whirl Burn See Page 57
OS1/10/17/24 [Page] 24 Parish of Eskdalemuir Sheet 25 No. 8 Trace 6 Whirl Knowe [note] - Cancelled
OS1/10/17/25 NETHER HOLE Nether Hole Nether Hole James Moffat. Garwald James Anderson. Shepherd Garwald Cottage 026 [Situation] About 1/2 Mile N.W. [North West] from Rough Castle Hill This Consists of a portion of soft ground to the east of Garwald Water. It is now rendered Comparatively dry by surface drainage, and is situated on the farm of Garwald.
OS1/10/17/25 BUGHT KNOWES Bught Knowes Bught Knowes James Moffat. Garwald James Anderson. Shepherd Garwald Cottage 025; 026 [Situation] About 1/2 Mile S.W. [South West] from Rough Castle Hill A number of small eminences to the east of rough Castle Hill: And north of Lang Knowe and Monkingshaw Doors. They are Covered with rough pasture, and situated on the farm of Garwald.
OS1/10/17/25 NETHER HOLE SIKE Netherhole Syke Netherhole Syke James Moffat. Farmer. Garwald James Anderson. Shepherd. Garwald Shepherd 026 [Situation] Flows N.E. [North East] from Nether Hole A small stream having its source in Nether Hole, And falling into Garwald Water. It is formed by drains and is on the farm of Garwald.
OS1/10/17/25 [Page] 25 Parish of Eskdalemuir Sheet 26 No. 1. Trace 1.
OS1/10/17/26 ROUGH CASTLE HILL Rough Castle Hill Rough Castle Hill James Moffat. Farmer Garwald James Anderson. Shepherd Garwald Cottage 026 [Situation] 25 Chains West of Garwald This hill is of no Considerable height And is situated to the east of Garwald on the farm of the Same Name. It is Covered with rough pasture, And has a Trigonometrical Station and the remains of a Camp on its Summit.
OS1/10/17/26 ASHYBANK Ashybank Ashybank James Beattie Esqr. Davington James Moffat Farmer Garwald 026 [Situation] About 1/2 Mile N.W. [North West] of Garwald A small house one story high, and in good repair having a garden attached. On the farm of Garwald and occupied by agricultural labourers.
OS1/10/17/26 MID HOLE Mid Hole Mid Hole James Beattie Esqr Davington James Moffat Farmer Garwald 025; 026 [Situation] North of Nether Hole A hollow, with a stream flowing through it, situated to the North of AshyBank.
OS1/10/17/26 MID SIKE Mid Sike See Name Book No. 2 Page 27
OS1/10/17/26 ASHY BANK Ashy Bank See Name Book No. 2 Page 22
OS1/10/17/26 WETWOOD RIG Wetwood Rig Wetwood Rig James Beattie Esqr. Davington James Moffat Davington 026 [Situation] 30 Chains North of Rough Castle Hill A high ridge situated about 30 Chains north of Rough Castle Hill
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OS1/10/17/27 EAST WETWOOD East Wetwood East Wetwood James Moffat. Garwald. James Beattie. Esqr. Davington 026 [Situation] 25 Chains N.W. [North West] of Garwald A small one story thatched dwelling-house, with garden attached. It is in good repair - is situated on the farm of Davington, at the junction of Wetwood Syke with Garwald Water - And is inhabited by Mrs. Douglas.
OS1/10/17/27 ROUGHCROOK Roughcrook Roughcrook James Moffat, Garwald James Beattie. Esqr. Davington 026 [Situation] 10 Chains N.E. [North East] of Garwald A Small one storey thatched dwelling-house, with garden attached. It is in indifferent repair - is Situated on the farm of Burn Cleugh. near the Garvald Water - And is inhabited by a labourer of the Name of Thomas Smith.
OS1/10/17/27 GARWALD Garwald Garwald Garwald Garvald Garwald James Moffat. Garwald. James Beattie. Esqr. Davington Johnston's Co. [County] map New Stat. Acct. [Statistical Account] J Connell Esqr. Factor to the Duke of Buccleuch 026 [Situation] 10 Chains SW. [South West] of Roughcrook A two storey slated dwelling house with Office-houses and garden attached - all in good repair. It is sheltered by patches of wood, consisting chiefly of fir trees, And is Situated to the east of Garwald Water. There is an extensive sheep-farm attached which employs four shepherds. The portion under cultivation is Comparatively insignificant. The present tenant is James Moffat - & the proprietor the Duke of Buccleuch.
OS1/10/17/27 [Page] 27 Parish of Eskdalemuir Sheet 26 No. 1 Trace 2
OS1/10/17/28 WETWOOD SIKE Wetwood Syke Wetwood Syke James Moffat. Garwald. James Beattie. Esqr. Davington 018; 026 [Situation] Passes West of East Wetwood This unimportant Syke forms the boundary betwixt Nether Cassock and Davington, from betwixt Wetwood Hill and the Belt Knowe where it begins, down to the Wetwood. It contains a Small Stream which is formed & increased by Surface drains, and runs into Garwald Water at the Wetwood. On the east of it is Wetwood Rig.
OS1/10/17/28 WEST WETWOOD West Wetwood West Wetwood James Moffat. Garwald. James Beattie. Esqr. Davington 026 [Situation] 25 Chains N.W. [North West] of Garwald A Small one storey thatched dwelling house in indifferent repair, - with Considerable garden attached. It is situated on the farm of Nether Cassock, near the Greyhound Loup in the Garwald Water, & is inhabited by Mrs. Scott.
OS1/10/17/28 GREYHOUND LOUP Greyhound Loup Greyhound Loup James Moffat, Garwald. James Beattie, Esqr. Davington 026 [Situation] South of West Wetwood This name applies to a rocky part of the Garwald Water near Wetwood on Nether Cassock. The name is derived from the difficulty experienced by people in Crossing, which is now removed except during high floods. There is nothing about it to arrest the attention.
OS1/10/17/28 [Page] 28 Parish of Eskdalemuir Sheet 26 No. 1 Trace 2. Fort (Remains of) [crossed out]
OS1/10/17/29 GARWALD COTTAGE Garwald Cottage Garwald Cottage James Moffat. Garwald. James Anderson. Shepherd. Garwald Cottage 026 [Situation] About 25 Chains S.W. [South West] of Garwald A one storey slated dwelling-house in good repair, with garden attached. It is situated on the farm of Garwald on the North Side of Blood Syke - & is inhabited by a Shepherd.
OS1/10/17/29 BLOOD SIKE Blood Syke Blood Syke James Moffat. Garwald. James Anderson. Shepherd Garwald Cottage 026 [Situation] Flows South of Garwald Cottage This Syke originates at the Northern end of Monkingshaw doors, and extends westerly by Garwald Cottage. It contains a Small stream which is formed by drains, & which runs into Monkingshaw Burn.
OS1/10/17/29 PEAT RIG Peat Rig See p. [page] 10
OS1/10/17/29 MONKINGSHAW BURN Monkingshaw Burn See p. [page] 56
OS1/10/17/29 FORT [Rough Castle Hill] Fort James Moffat James Anderson Garwa[ld Cottage] 026 [Situation] On Rough Castle Hill An extensive British Encampment, in a fair state of preservation - Situated on Rough Castle Hill.
OS1/10/17/29 [Page] 29 Parish of Eskdalemuir Sheet 26. No 1. Trace 5
OS1/10/17/30 MONKINGSHAW DOORS Monkingshaw Doors Monkingshaw Doors James Moffat. Garwald. James Anderson. Shepherd. Garwald Cottage 026 [Situation] Passes 15 Chains South of Garwald Cottage This Consists of a slack or opening running from the North-west of Fairney Lair into the head of Blood Syke. It is inconsiderable And situated on the farm of Garwald.
OS1/10/17/30 LONG KNOWE Long Knowe Long Knowe James Moffat. Garwald. James Anderson. Shepherd. Garwald Cottage 025; 026 [Situation] About 1 Mile S.W. [South West] of Garwald A Small eminence on the farm of Garwald to the west of Fairney Lair. It is Covered with rough pasture, and has a trigonometrical station on its Summit.
OS1/10/17/30 [Page] 30 Parish of Eskdalemuir Sheet 26 No. 1 Trace 4
OS1/10/17/31 STONE COFFIN OR KISTVAEN FOUND HERE [Garwald] Stone Coffin found here Stone Coffin found here James Beattie Esqr. Davington James Moffat Farmer Garwald 026 [Situation] About 16 Chains S.W. [South West of Garwald A stone coffin was found here a short time ago, that contained some nails, and the ashes of human remains. It is on the summit of a small natural elevation, in an arable field, on the farm of Garwald.
OS1/10/17/31 [Page] 31 Parish of Eskdalemuir Sheet 26 No. 1 Trace 5
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OS1/10/17/33 BURNCLEUCH HILL Burncleugh Hill Robert Greive. Farmer. Burncleugh. William Riddel. Blacksmith Burncleugh 026 [Situation] 1/2 mile N.E. [North East] of Garwald A Considerable eminence on the farm of Burncleugh to the east of the public road leading through Eskdalemuir to Edinburgh.It is covered with rough pasture, and is the property of Thomas Bell Esqr.
OS1/10/17/33 STELL KNOWE Stell Knowe Robert Greive. Farmer. Burncleugh William Riddel. Blacksmith Burncleugh 026 [Situation] North of Burncleugh Hill This name is applied to the highest and most prominent point of Burncleugh Hill. It is covered with rough pasture and has a Trigonometrical Station on it.
OS1/10/17/33 [Page] 33 Parish of Eskdalemuir Sheet 26 No. 1 Trace 3
OS1/10/17/34 THE STELL The Stell Robert Greive. Farmer. Burncleugh William Riddel. Blacksmith Burncleugh. 026 [Situation] About 25 Chains S.E. [South East] of Garwald This name is given to a portion of ground covered with rough pasture on the farm of Burncleugh, extending from Burncleugh Hill to the Garwald Linns.
OS1/10/17/34 GARWALD LINNS Garwald Linns Garwald Linns James Moffat. Farmer. Garwald Robert Greive. Farmer. Burncleugh 026 [Situation] About 1/2 Mile S.E. [South East] of Garwald This name is applied to a portion of the Garwald Water where the banks on either side are steep and rocky, and where the bed or channel of the water is full of rocks. There is no fall of water in any part of it of Considerable attraction, during and after heavy rains the noise created by the rushing of the water Amongst the rocks is often heard at a considerable distance. They are situated a little to the North of the road leading to Garwald.
OS1/10/17/34 [Page] 34 Parish of Eskdalemuir Sheet 26 No. 1 Trace 6
OS1/10/17/35 FORT (Remains of) [Moodlaw] Camp James Brydon Farmer Moodlaw Michael Anderson Shepherd Raeburnhead 026 [Situation] 20 Chains S.E. [South East] of Moodlaw Knowe This camp appears to be of British origin. It is on the farm of Raeburnfoot.
OS1/10/17/35 WHITE ESK White Esk See Name Book No. 1 Page 68
OS1/10/17/35 TOD GILL Tod Gill Tod Gill James Brydon Moodlaw Michael Anderson Raeburnhead 026 [Situation] About 1/2 Mile N.W. [North West] of Moodlaw Knowe A Small ravine Situated on the right bank of the Esk
OS1/10/17/35 [Page] 35 Parish of Eskdalemuir Sheet 26 No. 2 Trace 3
OS1/10/17/36 MOODLAW BURN Moodlaw Burn See Name Sheets for Sheet 18 No. 15
OS1/10/17/36 KIMMING SIKE Moodlaw Burn See Name Sheet for Sheet 18 No. 14
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OS1/10/17/37 MOODLAW Moodlaw Moodlaw James Brydon Farmer Woodlaw Michael Anderson Shepherd Raeburnhead 026 [Situation] About 30 chains N.W. [North West] of Moodlaw Knowe. A large farmhouse two stories high, with offices all in good repair; having a garden, and a very large sheep farm attached Tenanted by James Brydon. The property of William Scott Esqr. of Raeburn.
OS1/10/17/37 MOODLAW KNOWE Moodlaw Knowe Moodlaw Knowe James Brydon Farmer Moodlaw Michael Anderson Shepherd Raeburnhead 026 [Situation] About 20 chains S.E. [South East] of Moodlaw. A small knowe covered with rough pasture - on the farm of Nether Dumfedling.
OS1/10/17/37 [Page] 37 Parish of Eskdalemuir Sheet 26 No. 2 Trace 3
OS1/10/17/38 JOHNSTON HILL Johnston Hill Johnston Hill Robert Thomson Esqr. Nether Cassock James Little Farmer Johnston 026 [Situation] About 20 Chains South of Garwaldwaterfoot A considerable hill covered with rough pasture, on the farm of Johnston. There is a Trigl. [Trigonometrical] Station called Johnston Hill on its highest point
OS1/10/17/38 MAILLIE KNOWE Maillie Knowe Maillie Knowe Robert Thomson Esqr. Nether Cassock James Little Farmer Johnston 026 [Situation] About 16 Chains S.E. [South East] of Johnston Hill A small conical knowe in a plantation, on the farm of Johnston.
OS1/10/17/38 [Page] 38 Parish of Eskdalemuir Sheet 26 No. 2 Trace 4 Garwaldwater [note] - Cancelled
OS1/10/17/39 FORT (Remains of) [Johnston Hill] Camp Robert Thomson Esqr. Nether Cassock James Little Farmer Johnston 026 [Situation] East Side of Johnston Hill This appears to be a camp of British origin; but it is called a Roman Camp by the people in the locality - On the farm of Johnston.
OS1/10/17/39 GARWALDWATERFOOT Garwaldwaterfoot Garwaldwaterfoot James Little Johnston Thomas Wauch Garwaldwaterfoot 026 [Situation] About 22 Chains N.W. [North West] of Johnston Hill A Cottage, with garden attached, situated at the S.E. [South East] extremity of the Bridge over Garwald Water, the property of Robert Thomson Esqr. Nether Cassock
OS1/10/17/39 [Page] 39 Parish of Eskdalemuir Sheet 26 No. 2 Trace 4
OS1/10/17/40 BACK SIKE Back Syke See Name Sheet 18 No. 14 Eskdalemuir
OS1/10/17/40 [Page] 40
OS1/10/17/41 JOHNSTON Johnston Johnston Johnston Johnston Robert Thompson Esqr. Nether Cassock James Little Occupant valn. [valuation] Roll of County Johnston's Co. [County] map. 026 [Situation] About 30 Chains S.E [South East] of Garwaldwaterfoot A large farm house two stories high, with offices all in good repair; having a garden, and a large arable farm attached. The property of Robert Thomson Esqr. Nether Cassock.
OS1/10/17/41 OLD JOHNSTON Old Johnston Robert Thomson Esqr. Nether Cassock James Little Farmer Johnston 026 [Situation] About 10 Chains S.E [South East] of Johnston An old farmhouse one story high, with offices; all in good repair. At present unoccupied. The property of Robert Thomson Esqr. Nether Cassock.
OS1/10/17/41 KILN SIKE Kiln Syke Robert Thomson Esqr. Nether Cassock James Little Farmer Johnston 026 [Situation] Flows 31 Chains S.W. [South West] of Lamb Knowe A small stream having its source from surface water, on the South west side of Lamb Knowe; flowing from that in a southerly direction falls into Rae Burn about 20 chains above Raeburnfoot.
OS1/10/17/41 [Page] 41 Parish of Eskdalemuir Sheet 26 No. 2 Trace 5
OS1/10/17/42 WHITE SIKE White Syke Robert Thomson Esqr. Nether Cassock Michael Anderson Shepherd Raeburnhead 026 [Situation] Joins Rae Burn 20 Chains E [East] of Lamb Knowe A small stream having its source between Mood Law, and Lamb Knowe flows in a southerly direction, and falls into Rae Burn.
OS1/10/17/42 LAMB KNOWE Lamb Knowe Michael Anderson Shepherd Raeburnhead Andrew Beattie Shepherd Raeburnfoot 026 [Situation] About 1/2 Mile South of Moodlaw A small hill covered with rough pasture, on the farm of Raeburnfoot. There is a Trigl. [Trigonometrical] Station on its summit called Lamb Knowe.
OS1/10/17/42 RAE BURN Rae Burn See Name Sheet 18 No. 12
OS1/10/17/42 [Page] 42 Parish of Eskdalemuir Sheet 26 No. 2 Trace 6
OS1/10/17/43 FORT (Remains of) [SW of Moodlaw] Camp James Beattie Esqr. Davington James Moffat Farmer Garwald 026 [Situation] About 32 Chains S.W [South West] of Moodlaw This appears to be the remains of a british camp - being of a circular form.
OS1/10/17/43 [Page] 43 [Sheet] 26 No. 2 Trace 3
OS1/10/17/44 [Page] 44 [Blank page]
OS1/10/17/45 FORT [Rae Burn] Camp Camp James Brydon Farmer Moodlaw Michael Anderson Shepherd Raeburnhead 026 [Situation] South Side of Rae Burn This appears to have been a camp of British origin; it is situated on the north side of a precipitous slope that faces Rae Burn.
OS1/10/17/45 [Page] 45 Parish of Eskdalemuir Sheet 26 No. 3 Trace 1
OS1/10/17/46 [Page] 46 [Blank page]
OS1/10/17/47 CLEGGY SIKE Cleggy Syke Michael Anderson Shepherd Raeburnhead Walter Anderson Shepherd Mid-Raeburn. 026 [Situation] Joins the Rae Burn a little North of Mid Raeburn A small rivulet which takes its rise on Moodlaw Hill, and running southwardly, unites itself with Rae- Burn near Mid-Raeburn, its length may be about 45 chains
OS1/10/17/47 [Page] 47 Eskdalemuir Parish Sheet 26 No. 3 Trace 1
OS1/10/17/48 WATER CLEUCH SIKES Water Cleugh Sykes Walter Anderson Shepherd Mid-Raeburn Michael Anderson Shepherd Raeburnhead 026 [Situation] About 1/2 Mile N.W. [North West] from Grey Hill Are three small rapid running rivulets which take thier rise on Watercleuch Knowe's and running northwardly for a short distance unites themselves with Raeburn near Mid-Raeburn.
OS1/10/17/48 [Page] 48 Eskdalemuir Parish Sheet 26 Trace 2 Moodlaw Fauld [note] - Cancelled Watercleugh Knowe's [note] - Cancelled
OS1/10/17/49 WINDSHIEL GRAIN Windshiel Grain Windshiel Grain Michael Anderson Shepherd Raeburnhead Walter Anderson Shepherd Mid-Raeburn 026 [Situation] East Side of Wisp Hill Is a rapid running stream, which ha[s its] source on "Gray Hill" and taking a southwest direction unites itself with "Harewood Burn, at its confluence with Clerkhill Burn"
OS1/10/17/49 GREY HILL Gray Hill Gray Hill Michael Anderson Shepherd Raeburnhead Walter Anderson Shepherd Mid-Raeburn 026 [Situation] About 1/2 Mile N.E. [North East] of Wisp Hill Gray Hill, is the highest hill of a range which has upon its west side a hilly ridge called "Watercleugh Knowe's. It is covered with rough pasture used for sheep pasturage, and is upon the farm of "Clerkhill". It is the property of the Duke of Buccleugh.
OS1/10/17/49 MID KNOWE Mid Knowe See Page 77
OS1/10/17/49 HAREWOOD BURN Harewood Burn See Page 53
OS1/10/17/49 [Page] 49 Eskdalemuir Parish Sheet 26 Trace 5
OS1/10/17/50 RAEBURNSIDE Raeburnside Michael Anderson Shepherd Raeburnhead Walter Anderson Shepherd Mid- Raeburnhead 026 [Situation] West of Mid Raeburn Are two small cottages offices houses and small enclosures of arable land attached, they are at present occupied by Joseph Blackstock and William Gray tenants to Mr. Brydon Farmer of Moodlaw. It is the property of the Duke of Buccleugh
OS1/10/17/50 MID RAEBURN Mid-Raeburn Michael Anderson Shepherd Raeburnhead Walter Anderson Shepherd Mid- Raeburn. 026 [Situation] East of Raeburnside Is a small thatched cottage one storey high, and in bad repair, at present occupied by Walter Anderson Shepherd to Mr. Paterson of Clerkhill upon which farm it is situated.
OS1/10/17/50 WISP HILL Wisp Hill Michael Anderson Shepherd Raeburnhead Walter Anderson Shepherd Mid- Raeburn 026 [Situation] About 1/2 Mile S.E. [South East] of Raeburnside A large hill covered with rough pasture upon which sheep are grazed. It is upon the farm of "Clerkhill" and is the property of the Duke of Buccleugh
OS1/10/17/50 RAE BURN Rae Burn See Page 42
OS1/10/17/50 [Page] 50 Eskdalemuir Parish Sheet 26 [No.] 3 Trace 4
OS1/10/17/51 BLAEBERRY HILL Blaeberry Hill Blaeberry Hill Michael Anderson Shepherd Raeburnhead Andrew Anderson Shepherd Raeburnhead 018; 026 [Situation] About 3/4 of a Mile North of Harwoodhead A large hill the surface of which is covered with rough pasture, situated to the north of Harwood Burn and on the farm of Raeburnhead
OS1/10/17/51 FLOW HILL Flow Hill Flow Hill Michael Anderson Shepherd Raeburnhead Andrew Anderson Shepherd Raeburnhead 026 [Situation] About 1/2 mile N.E. [North East] of Harwoodhead A considerable hill the surface of which is covered with rough pasture, situated to the South of "Southgrain Pike", on the Boundary and on the farm of Harwoodhead.
OS1/10/17/51 [Page] 51 Parish of Eskdalemuir Sheet 26 No. 4 Trace 1
OS1/10/17/52 SOUTH GRAIN PIKE South Grain Pike Michael Anderson Shepherd Raeburnhead Andrew Anderson Shepherd Raeburnhead 018; 019; 026 [Situation] About 1 Mile N.E. [North East] of Harwoodhead A large hill the surface of which is covered with rough pasture, situated to the north east of the Source of Harwood Burn on the Boundary and on the farm of Raeburnhead.
OS1/10/17/52 GLENDINNING HEIGHTS Glendinning Heights Michael Anderson Shepherd Raeburnhead James Telford Shepherd Clerkhillgrains 026 [Situation] About 30 Chains S.E. [South East] of Harwoodhead A large undulating hill covered with rough pasture extending from the south side of Lang Knowe on Rennalburn farm, to The Flow on Clerkhill farm.
OS1/10/17/52 [Page] 52 Parish of Eskdalemuir Sheet 26 No. 4 Trace 2
OS1/10/17/53 HAREWOOD BURN Harewood Burn Harewood Burn Michael Anderson Shepherd Raeburnhead William Harkness Shepherd Harewoodhead 026 [Situation] Passes E [East] side of Harewoodhead A considerable stream which has it source near the base of "Blaeberry Hill", and flowing from that in a south westerly direction till it joins "Mid Grain" and assumes the name "Clerkhill Burn".
OS1/10/17/53 [Page] 53 Parish of Eskdalemuir Sheet 26 No. 4 Trace 4
OS1/10/17/54 HAREWOODHEAD Harewoodhead Michael Anderson Shepherd Raeburnhead William Harkness Shepherd Harewoodhead 026 [Situation] About 1/2 mile S.W. [South West] of Flow Hill A low thatched cottage having a cowhouse and other offices, and a small enclosure of arable land used as garden ground it is occupied by William Harkness Shepherd to James Brydon, Farmer Moodlaw, and is the property of Robert Scott Esqr. "Lawsudden [Lessudden] near St. Boswells Green"
OS1/10/17/54 THE FLOW The Flow Michael Anderson Shepherd Raeburnhead William Harkness Shepherd Harewoodhead 026 [Situation] About 1/2 Mile E. [East] of Harwoodhead A Small tract of marshy land between "Glendinning Height," and "Flow Hill" Situated to the east of Harewoodhead Boundary
OS1/10/17/54 [Page] 54 Parish of Eskdalemuir Sheet 26 No. 4 Trace 4
OS1/10/17/55 MONKINGSHAW KNOWE Monkingshaw Knowe James Moffat. Farmer. Garwarld 026 [Situation] About 1/2 Mile N.W. [North West] of Whitestone Edge A Small eminence to the South-east of Lang Knowe and North-west of Monkingshaw Plantation. It is Situated on the farm of Garwald, and is covered with rough pasture.
OS1/10/17/55 [Page] 55 Parish of Eskdalemuir Sheet 26 No. 5 Trace 1 Slaigh [crossed out] Monkingshaw Plantation [crossed out]
OS1/10/17/56 MONKINGSHAW BURN Monkingshaw Burn James Moffat. Farmer. Garwald 026 [Situation] Passes W. [West] Side of Peat Rig A Considerable stream having its Source to the South-east of Monkingshaw Plantation. It is formed & increased by Surface drains - And after a short run in a Northerly direction, falls into Garwald Water. It is on the farm of Garwald.
OS1/10/17/56 [Page] 36 Parish of Eskdalemuir Sheet 26 No. 5 Trace 1
OS1/10/17/57 FERNY LAIR Fairney Lair James Moffat Farmer Garwald M. Anderson Raeburnfoot 026 [Situation] East Side of Monkingshaw Knowe A small green knowe the surface of which is covered with rough pasture situated to the north east of "Monkingshaw Plantation" on the farm of "Garwald".
OS1/10/17/57 WHIRL RIG Whirl Rig See Name Sheet 25 No. 8 - page 24.
OS1/10/17/57 WHIRL BURN Whirl Burn Whirl Burn James Moffat, Farmer Garwald M. Anderson Raeburnfoot 025; 026 [Situation] Passes about 15 Chains West of Dinnings Heights A Small Stream which rises about 30 Chains W. [West] of Whitestone Edge and flows in a S.E [South East] direction to it's junction with the Black Esk at Blackeskhead
OS1/10/17/57 [Page] 57 Parish of Eskdalemuir Sheet 26 No. 5 Trace 1 Ferny Lair [note] - Lair, "a place for lying down Jamiesons Dict. [Dictionary]
OS1/10/17/58 MARCH SIKE March Syke James Little. Farmer. Johnston Andrew Warrick. Labourer Craighaugh 026 [Situation] Flows E [East] side of Peat Rig A small stream having its source near to the western base of Whitestone Edge; And after running in a northern direction and receiving an accession in the Music Syke, falls into Garwald Water. It is formed by drains, And derives its name from being the boundary betwixt Johnston & Garwald.
OS1/10/17/58 THE STANDING MAN The Standing Man James Little. Farmer. Johnston Andrew Warrick. Labourer. Craighaugh 026 [Situation] East of Peat Rig This Consists of a small ridge of elevated ground situated betwixt Music & March Syke. It is on the farm of Johnston & is covered with rough pasture.
OS1/10/17/58 [Page] 58 Parish of Eskdalemuir Sheet 26 No. 5 Trace 2
OS1/10/17/59 MUSIC SIKE Music Syke James Little. Johnston. Andrew Warrick. Craighaugh 026 [Situation] East side of The Standing Man An inconsiderable Stream rising near Hen Knowes, And after running to the east of The Standing Man falls into March Syke.
OS1/10/17/59 MUCKLEHEAD KNOWE Mucklehead Knowe James Little. Johnston. Andrew Warrick. Craighaugh 026 [Situation] About 20 Chains North of Loch Rig This is situated on the farm of Johnston to the east of Music Syke - is Covered with rough pasture, and has a Trigonometrical Station on it.
OS1/10/17/59 [Page] 59 Parish of Eskdalemuir Sheet 26 No. 5 Trace 3
OS1/10/17/60 DINNINGS HEIGHTS Dinnings Heights James Moffat. Farmer. Garwald. 026 [Situation] About 1/2 Mile S.W. [South West] of Whitestone Edge An extended ridge of elevated ground running South from Whitestone Edge, & to the west of Muckle Knowe. It is situated on the farm of Garwald, and covered with rough pasture.
OS1/10/17/60 MUCKLE KNOWE Muckle Knowe. James Moffat. Farmer. Garwald. Thomas Douglas. Farmer Craighaugh 026 [Situation] About 30 Chains South of Whitestone Edge A inconsiderable elevation to the east of Dinnings Heights and South of Whitestone Edge. It is situated on the farm of Craighaugh, and is covered with rough pasture.
OS1/10/17/60 [Page] 60 Parish of Eskdalemuir Sheet 26 No. 5 Trace 4
OS1/10/17/61 HEN KNOWES Hen Knowes. Thomas Douglas. Craighaugh. Andrew Warrick. Craighaugh 026 [Situation] About 35 Chains S.W. [South West] of Whitestone Edge A few Small eminences to the east of Horse Knowe, and adjoining Craighaugh Hope. They are situated on the farm of Craighaugh, and are Covered with rough pasture. On one of the is a Trigonometrical station.
OS1/10/17/61 CRAIGHAUGH HOPE Craighaugh Hope Thomas Douglas. Farmer. Craighaugh. Andrew Warrick. Labourer Craighaugh 026 [Situation] About 30 Chains S.E [South East] of Whitestone Edge This Consists of Moss And is bounded by Muckle Knowe, Hen Knowes, And Black Burn. It is situated on the farm of Craighaugh.
OS1/10/17/61 WHITESTONE EDGE Whitestone Edge. Thomas Douglas. Farmer. Craighaugh. Andrew Warrick. Labourer. Craighaugh 026 [Situation] North of Muckle Knowe This portion of elevated ground is situated at the Northern end of Dinnings Heights, & to the South of Peat Rig And March Syke. It is situated partly on the farms of Garwald and partly on Craighaugh, And is Covered with rough pasture.
OS1/10/17/61 DINNINGS KNWE Dinnings Knowe See Name Sheet 26 No. 9 Eskdalemuir
OS1/10/17/61 [Page] 61 Parish of Eskdalemuir Sheet 26 No. 5 Trace 5
OS1/10/17/62 LOCH RIG Loch Rig Thomas Douglas. Craighaugh. Andrew Warrick. Craighaugh 025; 026 [Situation] South of Mucklehead Knowe A Small eminence on the farm of Johnstone, And Situated to the North of Bellstone Knowe. It is Covered with rough pasture, And derived its Name from a Small loch which was once on the Summit of it, but which is now removed by drainage.
OS1/10/17/62 BELLSTONE KNOWE Bellstone Knowe Thomas Douglas. Craighaugh. Andrew Warrick. Craighaugh 026 [Situation] 1/2 Mile South of Mucklehead Knowe This Small Knowe is on the farm of Craighaugh, And is Situated to the east of Horse Knowe. It is Covered with rough pasture.
OS1/10/17/62 HORSE KNOWES Horse Knowe Thomas Douglas. Craighaugh. Andrew Warrick. Craighaugh 026 [Situation] 3/4 of a Mile S.E [South East] of Mucklehead Knowe A Small eminence to the west of Bellstone Knowe And South of Bellstone Bottom. It is Situated on the farm of Craighaugh, and is Covered with rough pasture.
OS1/10/17/62 BELLSTONE BOTTOM Bellstone Bottom See Page 69
OS1/10/17/62 [Page] 62 Parish of Eskdalemuir Sheet 26 No. 5 Trace 6
OS1/10/17/63 JOHNSTON LINNS Johnston Linns Johnston Linns Robert Thomson Esqr. Nether Cassock James Little Farmer Johnston 026 [Situation] About 3/4 of a Mile N.W [North West] of Raeburnfoot A number of small waterfalls; on a small stream on the north side of Watch Knowe, that falls into Saughhill Syke.
OS1/10/17/63 SAUGH HILL SIKE Saugh-Hill Syke Saugh-Hill Syke Robert Thomson Esqr. Nether Cassock James Little Farmer Johnston 026 [Situation] South of Johnston Linns A small stream having its source from some drains between Saugh Hill and Watch Knowe; flowing from that in a northeasterly direction falls into White Esk about 5 chains above Ashes' Pool - after receiving the small stream that flows over Johnston Linns.
OS1/10/17/63 WATCH KNOWE Watch Knowe Watch Knowe Robert Thomson Esqr. Nether Cassock James Little Farmer Johnston 026 [Situation] About 3/4 of a Mile W by N [West by North] of Raeburnfoot A small knowe covered with rough pasture; on the farm of Craighaugh.
OS1/10/17/63 SAUGH HILL Saugh Hill Saugh Hill Robert Thomson Esqr. Nether Cassock James Little Farmer Johnston 026 [Situation] 1/2 Mile W [West] of Raeburnfoot A small hillock covered with rough pasture; on the farm of Craighaugh. There is a Trigl. [Trigonometrical] Station on its highest point called Sought Knowe.
OS1/10/17/63 [Page] 63 Ph. [Parish] of Eskdalemuir Sheet 26 No. 6. Trace 1
OS1/10/17/64 ASHES POOL Ashes' Pool Ashes' Pool Robert Thomson Esqr. Nether Cassock James Little Farmer Johnston 026 [Situation] 34 Chains N.W. [North West] of Raeburnfoot A small pool in the White Esk, situated close to a number of ash trees - which are on the western bank of the river.
OS1/10/17/64 CALF KNOWE Calf Knowe Calf Knowe Robert Thomson Esqr. Nether Cassock Andrew Beattie Shepherd Raeburnfoot 026 [Situation] 10 Chains N [North] of Raeburnfoot A small conical knowe covered with rough pasture; on the farm of Raeburnfoot.
OS1/10/17/64 WALKERS KNOWE Walkers Knowe Walkers Knowe Robert Thomson Esqr. Nether Cassock Andrew Beattie Shepherd Raeburnfoot 026 [Situation] 27 Chains W by N. [West by North] of Raeburnfoot A small arable hillock on the farm of Craighaugh.
OS1/10/17/64 RAEBURNFOOT Raeburnfoot Raeburnfoot Robert Thomson Esqr. Nether Cassock Andrew Beattie Shepherd Raeburnfoot 026 [Situation] 1/2 Mile N.E. [North East] of Craighaugh A small farmhouse one story high, with offices - all in good repair; there is a garden, a small patch of arable land, and a large sheep farm attached. Occupied and managed by Andrew Beattie, for George Graham Esqr. proprietor.
OS1/10/17/64 [Page] 64 Parish of Eskdalemuir Sheet 26 No. 6. Trace 2
OS1/10/17/65 Site of TUMULUS [Raeburnfoot] Tumulus (Site of) Tumulus (Site of) Revd. [Reverend] George Strathearn Minister Eskdalemuir Andrew Warrick Laborer Heatheriedykes 026 [Situation] 25 Chains W by S. [West by South] of Raeburnfoot There was a Tumulus here at one period, it was opened about 50 years ago, when the land was cultivated; and was found to contain an urn, which contained human bones, and the ashes of human remains.
OS1/10/17/65 [Page] 65 Parish of Eskdalemuir Sheet 26 No. 6 Trace 2
OS1/10/17/66 [Page] 66 [Blank page]
OS1/10/17/67 CAMP Roman Camp Robert Thomson Esqr. Nether Cassock Revd. [Reverend] George Strathearn Minister Eskdalemuir 026 [Situation] Immediately S.W [South West] from Raeburnfoot This camp has occupied a most formidable position at some period, having a large haugh on its east west and south sides; which has apparently been covered with water, before the course of White Esk and Raeburn was confined; it also has steep natural slopes on the sides facing the water, leaving only the north side in a defenceless state; which was made good by making the ditch on that side of the parallelogram larger than any of the other sides.
OS1/10/17/67 [Page] 67 Parish of Eskdalemuir Sheet 26 No. 6 Trace 2
OS1/10/17/68 RAE BURN Rae Burn See Page 42.
OS1/10/17/68 KILN SIKE Kiln Sike See Page 41
OS1/10/17/68 [Page] 68
OS1/10/17/69 BELLSTONE BOTTOM Bellstone Bottom Bellstone Bottom Robert Thomson Esqr. Nether Casssock James Little Farmer Johnston 026 [Situation] 3/4 of a Mile N.W [North West] from Craighaugh A large flat of peat moss on the farm of Craighaugh.
OS1/10/17/69 CON'S SIKE Con's Syke Con's Syke Robert Thompson Esqr. Nether Cassock James Little Farmer Johnston 026 [Situation] Joins the White Esk 27 Chains NW [North West] of Craighaugh A small stream having its source from some drains on the south side of Bellstane Bottom; flows from that in an easterly direction, & falls into White Esk about 30 chains above the junction of Ryehill Burn.
OS1/10/17/69 RYEHILL BURN Ryehill Burn Ryehill Burn Robert Thomson Esqr. Nether Cassock James Little Farmer Johnston 026 [Situation] Flows Immediately South of Craighaugh A large stream having its source at some drains on the west side of Bellsatane Bottom, flowing from that in a south easterly direction, and falling into White Esk near the parish School.
OS1/10/17/69 [Page] 69 Parish of Eskdalemuir Sheet 26 No. 6 Trace 4
OS1/10/17/70 HEATHERYDYKES Heatherydykes Heatherydykes Robert Thomson Esqr. Nether Cassock Andrew Warrick Laborer Heatheriedykes 026 [Situation] Immediately N.W. [North West] of Craighaugh A small house one story high and in good repair, having a garden attached. Tenanted by Andrew Warrick; the property of Robert Thomson Esqr.
OS1/10/17/70 CRAIGHAUGH Craighaugh Craighaugh Craikhaugh Craighaugh Robert Thomson Esqr. Nether Cassock Andrew Warrick Laborer Heatheriedykes Johnstons Co. [County] map. valn. [valuation] Roll of County 026 [Situation] 1/2 Mile S.W. [South West] of Raeburnfoot A large house two stories high with offices; all in good repair. There is a garden, and an arable and sheep farm attached; tenanted Thomas Douglas, the property of Robert Thomson Esqr.
OS1/10/17/70 HOLM Holm Holm Robert Thomson Esqr. Nether Cassock Andrew Warrick Laborer Heatheriedykes 026 [Situation] Adjoining Craighaugh A small farm house one story high, with offices all in good repair; there is a garden, an arable and sheep farm attached. Tenanted by Thomas Laidlaw; the property of the Duke of Buccleugh.
OS1/10/17/70 [Page] 70 Parish of Eskdalemuir s Sheet 26 No. 6 Trace 5
OS1/10/17/71 SCHOOL [Craighaugh] School ph. [parish] Revd. [Reverend] George Strathearn Minister Eskdalemuir David Yoole Schoolmaster Eskdalemuir 026 [Situation] Adjoining Craighaugh A large room one story high, large enough to afford accommodation for about 100, the average number of scholars is about 50. The branches taught are those usually taught in country schools. David Yoole is the schoolmaster, his salary is composed of the school fees, and the "Maximum" allowance, a free house and garden &c. He is also Registrar for this district.
OS1/10/17/71 [Page] 71 Parish of Eskdalemuir Sheet 26 No. 6 Trace 5
OS1/10/17/72 WHITE ESK White Esk See Name Sheet 18 No. 5
OS1/10/17/72 [Page] 72
OS1/10/17/73 HISLOP'S GRAVE (1685) Hislop's Tomb Hislop's Tomb Robert Thomson Esqr. Nether Cassock James Little Farmer Johnston 026 [Situation] 10 Chains N.W. [North West] of Craighaugh A large oblong gravestone about 3 feet above the surface, on which is the following inscription: `'Here lyes And. [Andrew] Hislop Martyr shot dead upon this spot by Sir James Johnston of Westerhall and John Graham of Claverhouse for ahereing to the word of God Christs Kingly government in his house and ye Covenanted work of reformation against tyranny perjury and prelacy May 12 - 1685 re [revelations] 12 While passengers one word with thee or two why I lye here wouldst thou truly know by wicked hands cruel and unjust without all law my life from me they thrust being dead they left me on this spot & for burial this same place I got thruths friends in Eskdale now triumph then let viz. the faithful my seal - that got. 1702" (is the year when the above inscription was inserted.) "Repaired by subscription in April 1825"
OS1/10/17/73 TOMB [Hislop's Grave] Hislop's Tomb Hislop's Tomb Robert Thomson Esqr. Nether Cassock James Little Farmer Johnston 026 [Situation] 10 Chains N.W. [North West] of Craighaugh A large oblong gravestone about 3 feet above the surface, on which is the following inscription: `'Here lyes And. [Andrew] Hislop Martyr shot dead upon this spot by Sir James Johnston of Westerhall and John Graham of Claverhouse for ahereing to the word of God Christs Kingly government in his house and ye Covenanted work of reformation against tyranny perjury and prelacy May 12 - 1685 re [revelations] 12 While passengers one word with thee or two why I lye here wouldst thou truly know by wicked hands cruel and unjust without all law my life from me they thrust being dead they left me on this spot & for burial this same place I got thruths friends in Eskdale now triumph then let viz. the faithful my seal - that got. 1702" (is the year when the above inscription was inserted.) "Repaired by subscription in April 1825"
OS1/10/17/73 [Page] 73 Parish of Eskdalemuir Sheet 26 No. 6 Trace 5 Tomb (Hislop's Grave) [note]- Note. Tomb to be written on plan in Stump (Small) to the tombstone and Hislop's Grave in G. [Gothic] Text with the date underneath. This arrangement will shew its antiquity besides designating the object or tombstone erected in subsequent times which of course is shewn on plan.
OS1/10/17/74 CLERK HILL Clerk Hill See page 79
OS1/10/17/74 CLERKHILL BURN Clerkhill Burn See Name Book No. 4 - Eskdalemuir - Page 31 026
OS1/10/17/74 [Page] 74
OS1/10/17/75 TEVIOT KNOWE Teviot Knowe James Telford Shepherd Clerkhill Grains Andrew Warwick Agricultural Labourer Craikhaugh 026 [Situation] About 25 Chains N.W [North West] of Windshiel Rig A large hill covered with rough pasture it is on the farm of Clerk Hill and is situated to the north of the confluence of Harewood Burn and Windsheil Grain with Clerkhill Burn
OS1/10/17/75 WINDSHIEL RIG Windshiel Rig James Telford Shepherd Clerkhill Grains Andrew Warwick Agricultural Labourer Craikhaugh 026 [Situation] 25 Chains W by N. [West by North] of Shiel Rig A considerable hill covered with rough pasture it is on the farm of Clerk Hill situated to the north east of the confluence of Windsheil Grain with Harewood Burn and Clerkhill Burn
OS1/10/17/75 [Page] 75 Parish of Eskdalemuir Sheet 26 No. 7 Trace 1
OS1/10/17/76 WINDSHIEL GRAIN Windshiel Grain See Page 49
OS1/10/17/76 WISP HILL Wisp Hill See Page 50
OS1/10/17/76 [Page] 76
OS1/10/17/77 MID GRAIN Mid Grain Mid Grain James Telford Shepherd Clerkhill Grains Thomas Fletcher Ploughman Clerkhill Grains 026 [Situation] W [West] Side of Shiel Rig A small stream having its source at the base of the east side of Mid Knowe and flowing in a south westerly direction falls into Harewood Burn near the confluence of Windsheil Grain with Harewood Burn and Clerkhill Grains
OS1/10/17/77 MID KNOWE Mid Knowe James Telford Shepherd Clerkhill Grains Thomas Fletcher Ploughman Clerkhill Grains 026 [Situation] About 1/2 Mile N.W [North West] of Shiel Rig A considerable hill covered with rough pasture situate at the north east of Windsheil Rig on the farm of Clerk Hill
OS1/10/17/77 [Page] 77 Parish of Eskdalemuir Sheet 26 No. 7 Trace 2
OS1/10/17/78 HAREWOOD BOG Harewood Bog James Telford Shepherd Clerkhill Grains Thomas Fletcher Ploughman Clerkhill Grains 026 [Situation] 1/2 Mile N.E. [North East] of Shiel Rig A small portion of land situate to the west of Harewood Burn and south west to Harewoodhead covered with rough pasture and on the farm of Clerkhill
OS1/10/17/78 GREYSTONELEE BOG Greystonelee Bog James Telford Shepherd Clerkhill Grains Thomas Fletcher Ploughman Clerkhill Grains 026 [Situation] 1/2 Mile E [East] of Shiel Rig A small portion of land covered with rough pasture situate to the east of Harewood Burn and south of Harewoodhead on the farm of Clerkhill
OS1/10/17/78 HAREWOOD BURN Harewood Burn See Page 53
OS1/10/17/78 [Page] 78 Parish of Eskdalemuir Sheet 26 No. 7 Trace 5
OS1/10/17/79 GREYSTONELEE RIG Greystonelee Rig James Telford Shepherd Clerkhill Grains Thomas Fletcher Ploughman Clerkhill Grains 026 [Situation] 3/4 of a Mile S.W [South West] from Shiel Rig A large hill covered with rough pasture on its highest point there is a Trigl. [Trigonometrical] station called Greystone Lee Rigg; on the farm of Clerkhill
OS1/10/17/79 CLERK HILL Clerk Hill Robert Thomson Esqr. Nether Cassock Andrew Beattie Shepherd Raeburnfoot 026 [Situation] 30 Chains S.W. [South West] of Windshiel Rig. A large hill covered with rough pasture on the farm of Clerkhill. There is a Trigl. [Trigonometrical] Station on its highest point called Clerk Hill.
OS1/10/17/79 CLERKHILL BURN Clerkhill Burn See Page 74
OS1/10/17/79 [Page] 79 Parish of Eskdalemuir Sheet 26 No. 7 Trace 4
OS1/10/17/80 CLOVER SIKE Clover Syke Clover Syke James Telford Shepherd Clerkhill Grains Thomas Fletcher Ploughman Clerkhill Grains 026 [Situation] North side of Stell Knowe A small stream having its source at the east base of Stell Knowe and flowing in a north westerly direction falls in Harewood Burn
OS1/10/17/80 SHARPY LAW Sharpy Law Sharpy Law James Telford, Shepherd Clerkhillgrains Thomas Fletcher Clerkhillgrains 026 [Situation] 1/2 Mile E [East] of Stell Knowe An Eminence on the farm of Clerkhillgrains. It is Covered With rough Pasture.
OS1/10/17/80 GLENDINNING HEIGHTS Glendinning Heights Glendinning Heights Thomas Wightman, Coates Robert Graham Coates 026 [Situation] On the En. Ph. [Eastern Parish] Boundary A high ridge situate between Sharpy Law and Harewood Head.
OS1/10/17/80 HAREWOOD HEAD Harewood Head See Name Sheet for Plan 26/8 of Westerkirk 026
OS1/10/17/80 [Page] 80 Parish of Eskdalemuir Sheet 26 No. 7 Trace 6
OS1/10/17/81 SHIEL RIG Sheil Rig James Telford Shepherd Clerkhill Grains Thomas Fletcher Ploughman Clerkhill Grains 026 [Situation] About 30 Chains East of Windshiel Rig A considerable ridge, covered with rough pasture situate to the north of Clerkhill Grains on its highest point there is a Trigl. [Trigonometrical] station called Midgrain on the farm of Clerk Hill.
OS1/10/17/81 SILLER KNOWE Siller Knowe Siller Knowe James Telford, Shepherd Clerkhillgrains Thomas Fletcher 026 [Situation] About 18 Chains N.W [North West] of Butter Hill A small knoll, covered with rough pasture, situated a little N.W. [North West] of Clerkhillgrains
OS1/10/17/81 CLERKHILLGRAINS Clerkhillgrains See Name Book No. 4 Eskdalemuir page 37
OS1/10/17/81 MIDDLE BURN Middle Burn See Name Book No. 4 Eskdalemuir page 37
OS1/10/17/81 [Page] 81 Parish of Eskdalemuir Sheet 26 No. 7 Trace 5
OS1/10/17/82 BUTTER HILL Butter Hill James Telford Shepherd Clerkhill Grains Thomas Fletcher Ploughman Clerkhill Grains 026 [Situation] 3/4 of a mile S.W. [South West] of Greystonelee Bog A small hill covered with rough pasture situate to the north of Clerkhill Grains on the farm of Clerkhill
OS1/10/17/82 STELL KNOWE Stell Knowe James Telford Shepherd Clerkhill Grains Thomas Fletcher Ploughman Clerkhill Grains 026 [Situation] 33 Chains S.E [South East] of Shiel Rig A small hill covered with rough pasture situate to the east of Butter hill, on the farm of Clerkhill
OS1/10/17/82 [Page] 82 Parish of Eskdalemuir Sheet 26. No. 7. Trace 5. [Signed] R. Stotherd Capt. R. Engrs. [Captain Royal Engineers] 30th May 1857.
OS1/10/17/83 [Page] 83-- O.S. 321 -- OS1/10/17 Name Book of the PARISH of ESKDALMUIR Co. [County] DUMFRIES [Sh]eet 25. No. 3, 4, 7, &. 8. [Sheet] 26. No. 1,2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 &. 8. No. 3.
OS1/10/17/83 Ordnance Survey Manuscript Store Southampton date stamp 15 March 1898 Handwritten numbers 17
OS1/10/17/84 [Page] 84 Index PARISH of ESKDALEMUIR SHEET XXV. [25] No. 3, 4, 7, & 8. SHEET XXVI. [26] No. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, &. 8. Names of Objects -- Pages Parish of Eskdalemuir Ashy Bank -- 14 Ashybank -- 26 Ashes Pool -- 64 Black Cleugh -- 9 Bught Knowes -- 25 Black Esk -- 3 Blood Syke -- 29 Burncleuch Hill -- 33 Back Syke -- 40 Blaeberry Hill -- 51 Bellstone Knowe -- 62 Bellstone Bottom -- 69 Butter Hill -- 82 Cairn Knowe -- 7 Camp -- 43 Cleggy Syke -- 47 Craighaugh Hope -- 61 Calf Knowe -- 64 Cons Syke -- 69 Craighaugh -- 70 Clerk Hill -- 79 Clover Syke -- 80 *Dinnings Heights -- 60 Dinnings Knowe -- 61 East Wetwood -- 27 Fort -- 35 Fort (Remains of) -- 39 Fort -- 45 Flow Hill -- 51 Ferny Lair -- 57 Garwaldshiels Hope -- 3 Green Sike -- 12 Green Bog -- 12 Garwaldshiels -- 19 Grain Rig -- 19 Garwald -- 19 Greyhound Loup -- 28 Garwald Cottage -- 29 Garwald Linns -- 34 Garwaldwater -- 38 Grey Hill -- 49 Glendinning Heights -- 52 Greystonelee Bog -- 78 Greystonelee Rig -- 79 Harewood Burn -- 53 Harewoodhead -- 54 Hen Knowes -- 61 Horse Knowe -- 62 Heatherydykes -- 70 Holm -- 70 Harewood Bog --78 Johnston Hill -- 38 Johnston -- 41 Johnston Linn -- 63 Kimming Sike -- 36 Kiln Syke -- 41 Lea Knowe -- 5 Little White Hope -- 11 Loch Rig -- 12 Little Whirl Knowe -- 22 Long Knowe -- 30 Lamb Knowe -- 42 Loch Rig -- 62 Mid Height -- 4 Muckle White Hope -- 11 Monkingshaw Doors -- 30 Moodlaw Burn -- 36 Moodlaw -- 37 Moodlaw Knowe -- 37 Maillie Knowe -- 38 Moodlaw Fauld -- 38 Mid Raeburn -- 50 Monkingshaw Knowe -- 55 Monkingshaw Burn -- 56 March Syke -- 58 Music Syke -- 59 Mucklehead Knowe -- 59 Muckle Knowe -- 60 Mid Grain -- 77 Mid Knowe -- 77 Nether Cleugh -- 9 Nether Hole -- 25 Nether Hole Syke -- 25 Outer Mid Hill --17 Old Johnston -- 41 Peat Hill -- 7 Peat Rig -- 10 Rainshaw Lake -- 15 Rainshaw Rig -- 20 Rainshaw Sike -- 20
OS1/10/17/85 [Page] 85 Index (Continued) Names of Objects -- Pages Rough Castle Hill -- 26 Roughcrook -- 26 Rae Burn -- 42 Raeburnside -- 50 Raeburnfoot -- 64 Roman Camp -- 67 Ryehill Burn -- 69 Stone Coffin or Kiswaen found here -- 31 Stell Knowe -- 33 South Grain Pike -- 52 Saugh Hill Syke -- 63 Saugh Hill -- 63 School -- 71 Shiel Rig -- 81 Stell Knowe -- 82 The Yoke -- 14 Tates Hill -- 16 Tates Bog -- 16 The Stell -- 34 The Flow -- 54 The Standing Man -- 58 Tumulus (Site of ) -- 65 Tomb. Hislops Grave (1685) -- 73 Teviot Knowe -- 75 Upper Cleugh -- 3 Upper Cleuch Rig -- 4 Upper Grain -- 21 Wet Stack -- 5 White Hope Rig -- 13 White Hole -- 14 White Hole Burn -- 15 White Knowe -- 24 Whirl Rig -- 24 Wetwood Syke -- 28 West Wetwood -- 28 White Syke -- 42 Watercleugh Sykes -- 48 Watercleugh Knowes -- 48 Windshiel Grain -- 49 Wisp Hill -- 50 Whitestone Edge -- 61 Watch Knowe -- 63 Walker's Knowe -- 64 Windshiel Rig -- 75 *Yoke Sike -- 13 Whirl Burn -- 57 Drowningdub Knowes -- 11 Mid Hole -- 14 Hairgrain Rig -- 17 Finnigill Edge -- 17 Mid Hole -- 26 Mid Syke -- 26 Wetwood Rig -- 26 Fort (Remains of) -- 29 Garwald Water -- 30 White Esk -- 35 Tod Gill -- 35 Clerkhill Burn -- 74 Sharpy Law -- 80 Siller Knowe -- 81 Clerkhillgrains -- 81 Middle Burn -- 81 Back Sike -- 40 Harewood Head -- 80 Glendinning Heights -- 80