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List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
March Syke
Charles Reeves Shepherd, Davington.
Robert Thompson Esqr. Nether Cassock.
018 [Situation] Flows About 3/4 of a mile S.W. [South West] of Nether Cassock
A small burn so called from its forming a portion of the march or boundary between the farms of Nether Cassock & Davington. It rises near the eastern boundary of Thickside Hass, & flows Easterly into Davington Burn near "Crooked Scar".
Mid Syke
John Little Shepherd, Pockleave.
Robert Thompson Esqr. Nether Cassock.
018; 026 [Situation] Flows About 3/4 of A Mile West of Nether Cassock
A small burn which rises at the base of Mine Hill and flows Easterly into Davington Burn, in a direction nearly parallel to March Syke. Its name is significant of its position being situated nearly Midway between March Syke & Peat Syke.
Peat Syke
John Little Shepherd. Pockleave.
Robert Thompson Esqr.
017; 018 [Situation] About 1 1/4 miles N.W. [North West] of Nether Cassock
A small burn which rises near the Western base of Nether Craig, & flows Easterly into Davington Burn. It derives its name from passing through a peat bog or moss.

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Parish of Eskdalemuir
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