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List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
BIRREN [twice, nr Burnfoot] Birrin
Birrin
Birren
Birren
Birren
William E. Malcolm Esqr. Burnfoot
Duncan Byers Cleugh Cottage
J. Wilson Esqr.
J. Elliot.
Mr. Bryce
036 [Situation] 7 chains N. W. [North West] from Burnfoot.
This name applies to a circular encampment or fortified place. Situated a little to the N.W. [North West] of Burnfoot. It is constructed of one Ring. Altho [although] in a bad State of preservation Can easily be traced out, and is Supposed to be a place of Safety for Cattle &c. during the Border Warfare
BIRREN Birren
Birren
Birren
J. Wilson Esqre.
J. Elliot
Mr. Bryce
36 [Situation] 9 Chains N. [North] from Burnfoot.
A little to the East of it is another camp Supposed to be used for the same purpose as the last mentioned one. It is in a very bad State of preservation nothing remaining to Show its features but a Small portion of the Northern bank.
BURNFOOT BURN Burnfoot Burn
Burnfoot Burn
William E. Malcolm Esqr.
Duncan Byers
036 [Situation] From the junction of Fingland Sike with Back Burn S.E. [South East] to River Esk.
A Stream which rises at the South Side of Crumpton Hill and flows in a South East direction till it joins the River Esk at Burnfoot.

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Parish of Westerkirk -- Sheet 36 No. 14 Trace 3

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