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OS1/10/18/27

List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
MARCH SIKE March Syke
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 SIKE Mid Syke
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 SIKE 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
Sheet 18 No. 9. trace 4.

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