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List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
MEIN WATER Mein Water Blackwoods County Map
Statistical Account of Dumfriesshire
Fullartons Gazette
057 A considerable stream which rises at Minsca near the Northern Boundary of the Parish and runs in a southerly direction for 4 1/2 miles and then westward about 4 1/4 miles to the Annan at a point about 3/4 mile South from Hoddam Kirk.
TRUMPET KNOWES Trumpet Knowes John Johnstone Poet Ecclefechan
William Carruthers
John Irving Supplebank
057 A small ridge of Conical shaped knows situated on the west end of the village of Ecclefechan.
The knowes took their name from a small moss in shape like that of a trumpet, and situated near the same spot.
The moss is now drained.

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