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List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
CASSOCK HILL Cassock Hill
Cassock Hill
Mr. James Glendinning farmer, Over Cassock
Robert Thompson Esqr. Nether Cassock.
018 [Situation] About 30 Chains S.W. [South West] of Over Cassock
A considerable hill, covered with rough pasture, situated about 1/2 a mile [West] of the farm house of Over Cassock, from the vicinity to which it derives its name: on the summit there is a Trigl. [Trigonometrical] Station called Cassock Hill".
BAR BURN Bar Burn
Bar Burn
Mr. James Glendinning farmer, Over Cassock
Robert Thompson Esqr. Nether Cassock
018 [Situation] Passes West of Over Cassock
A small burn, having its origin in a number of surface drains at Barburn head, then flows in an Eastern direction past Over Cassock & falls into the White Esk about 30 chains [?] Fingland Burn The origin of its name is unknown in the neighbourhood.
FOSSE LINN Fosse Linn
Fosse Linn
Mr. James Glendinning farmer Over Cassock
Robert Thompson Esqr. Nether Cassock
018 [Situation] About 10 Chains South of Over Cassock
This name applies to a small cataract on Barburn - close to the farm house of Over Cassock. On each side the burn and the banks are pricipitous & studded with [?] ing, stratified rocks, which in many places appear to be associated with lead ore. Its name is derived from its situation: in a portion of the Southern fosse or ditch of the British Camp shewn on trace.

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Parish of Eskdalemuir
Sheet 18 No. 9 trace 2.

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