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List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
BEAR CRAIG Bear Craig Matthew Little. Pengrain
John Little.
017 [Situation] About 1/2 Mile West of Pengrain
This is a considerable hill to the east of Pengrain and North of Blaeberry Holes. It is situated on the farm of Nether Cassock - is covered with rough pasture and rocks - and has a Trigonometrical Station on it called Bear Craig.
BEAR DEN Bear Den Robert Thomson Esqr. Nether Cassock
Matthew Little Shepherd Pengrain
017 [Situation] On Bear Craig
A small subteranean passage about 20 feet long; its western entrance is about 3 feet square, its eastern entrance about 3 feet, and is about 6 feet square in the middle. It is supposed - by tradition - to have been the den of bears, when this country was infested with wild beasts.

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Parish of Eskdalemuir
Sheet 17. No. 8 Trace 4.

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