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List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
CAMP HILL Camp Hill James Richardson
Mr Duncan
Joseph Carr
050 [Situation] About 36 Chains N.E. by E. [North East by East] of Torthorwald Village.
A high Hill situated on the Camp Farm about half a mile N.N.E [North North East] of Torthorwald village
CAMP [Camp Hill] Old Roman Camp (Site of)
Old Roman Camp (Site of)
Old Roman Camp (Site of)
British Camp
British Camp and afterwards Roman
British Camp
British Camp
British Camp
James Richardson
Mr Duncan
Joseph Carr
Travellers Guide through Scotland
Lewis Top. [Topographical] Dictionary
Statistics of Torthorwald
Gazr. [Gazetteer] of Scotland
Chalmers Caledonia
050 [Situation] About 36 Chains N.E. by E. [North East by East] of Torthorwald Village.
An old ground fortification situated on the Camp Hill is of a circular shape, and about 100 yards in diametor. The Bank was about five feet in height & in a perfect state until levelled by the present tenant. It is now greatly obliterated by being frequently ploughed. Of this Camp no historical writings can be obtained. Tradition however has it, that it was once a British camp, and afterwards held by the Romans
CAMP [farm] Camp James Richardson
Mr Duncan
Joseph Carr
050 [Situation] About 50 chains N.E. [North East] of Torthorwald Village.
A Farm with a dwelling and Office houses, stackyard and garden. This farm was formerly Called Gaits, and is Still known by the name although this other name is more general.

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[Page] 53
Paish of Torthorwald Plan 50/10 Trace 1

[Signed] John Jane
Pt. R.S.& M. [Private Royal Sappers & Miners]

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The first column contains CAMP HILL, CAMP, CAMP ...there is only one entry called camp hill.

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