List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
DRYCLEUCH SIKE Drycleugh Syke Mr Rogerson Fingland
Thomas Bridden Hazelbank
John Little Langside
034 A small stream that gathers on the farm of Langside, and joins Back Burn at Horsemanford.
Syke and Sike of unsettled orthography
Sike is preferable.

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179 Parish of Wamphray Sheet 34.5 Trace 2

Drycleugh Syke situation From 3/4 mile South South East from Blaze Hill South to Back Burn.

Back Burn
Estate Map dated 1765
Mr Rogerson Fingland
John Little Langside
A small stream which has its rise in the north of Plan 31-1 Trace 3
on the farm of Fingland. Bears the name of Back Burn until it crosses the Parish Boundary and runs into the farm of Dalmakeddar, after which it is known as Dalmakeddar Burn, until it reaches the Annan.

John Jane Sapper Royal Engineers

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