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List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
BROW WELL (Chalybeate) Brow Well
Brow Well
Brow Well
Brow Well Chalybeate Spring
John Gunning
John Phillips
William Phillips
The New Statistical Acct. [Account] of Dumfriesshire
061 [Situation] About 1 mile W. [West] from Ruthwell village.
This is a chalybeate spring immediately adjoining the Brow the spring is built up and covered over the top by a small mound of earth and the water issues out of a small iron pipe into a small semicircular trough below it, There is a small wooden shed adjoining for the accomodation of visitors raised mostly by subscription, This well is much frequented by visitors during the summer season Very high tides come as far up and even stop the current from the spring
Brow Burn
Brow Burn
David Beck
William Dunbar
John Phillips
056; 061 [Situation] From the most North Easterly point of Parish running S. by W. [South by West]
A stream that takes its rise in the North side of this parish and flows in a Southward direction, It has the name of Mill Burn till it passes through a small Plantation 5 chains of the Brow after which it retains the name of Brow Burn till it enters the Solway Firth

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Parish of Ruthwell -- Plan 61.7 -- Trace 3
[signed] James Cowan c/a [civilian assistant]

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