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List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
BIRRENSWARK HILL [British Camp crossed out]
British works General [Genl] Roy's Roman Authorities
Birrenswark Hill
Birrenswark Hill
Birrenswark Hill
Birrenswark Hill
British Fort
General [Genl] Roy's Roman Authorities Johnston County [Co] Map at the N.W.
General [Genl] Roy's Map of Corner of this Plant
Lower Annandale
The Old Statistical [Stat] of Hoddam
The Gazettier of Scotland
Reservation
051 A hill feature about 740 feet above Sea level, so named it is supposed from the numerous Ancient works on it, - Remains of which are yet extant.
Probably root of Name - Lat. Hiberner A Station. - Birrenswark is the original Spelling." The New Statistical [Stat. Accounts [Acct] of Hoddom.
ASmall Fort, within the Camp of Birrenswark it is shaped like a Heart.
FORTS [Birrenswark Hill] [Birrenswark Hill crossed out]

Birrenswark
(British Camp)
Birrenswark
(British Camp)
Birrenswark
(British Camp)
Birrenswark
(British Camp)
William Graham Esquire [Esq]
Birrenswark
Thomas [Thos] Dickson
Haughills
John Byres
051 a large and irregular Camp on the Summit of a hill about 800 feet high, the Camp includes the entire Summit,
This name is generally applied to the Hill, but from the fact of Birrens and Camp being Synonymous terms, there can be no doubt of the name being originally given to the Camp. This is Still disputed.
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page headed : Parish of Hoddam No.21 Plant 51/12 Trace No.1
Situation: On the Summit of Birrenswark Hill
In List of Names column"See above "Forts""
Signature bottom right; Owen Barrett @ia

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