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List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
WATCHHILL WELL Watchhill Well
Watchhill Well
Watchhill Well
Benjamin Johnstone Springfield
John Armstrong Springfield
James Beattie Springfield
064 [Situation] At the East side of Parish, nearly on the Boundary.
An excellent spring which supplies the inhabitants of Springfield, with water, and consists of being a small spout. Derives name from the Circumstance of a place near it being formerly, named and used, as a Watch hill.
RIVER SARK River Sark
River Sark
River Sark
Rev. [Reverend] J Roddick Gretna
B. Fergusson Esqr. Gretna
Mr. W. Duff Gretna
059; 064 [Situation] On the En. [Eastern] Parish Boundary.
A small River which rises in the Parish of Langholm, near Broachwell, forms the boundary for a short distance between Scotland and England And mingles with the Solway Firth in the immediate neighbourhood of Gretna Green.
CALEDONIAN RAILWAY Caledonian Railway
Caledonian Railway
Caledonian Railway
Rev. [Reverend] J Roddick Gretna
B. Fergusson Esqr. Gretna
Mr. W. Duff Gretna
064 [Situation] Through Nn. [Northern division of Parish.
The Caledonian Railway from Edinburgh And Glasgow to Carlyle traverses this Parish from east to west, An Act of Parliament was granted for this line in the Session of 1845 And it was opened throughout its whole length in the year 1848.

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Parish of Gretna -- Plan 84.8 Trace 1

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