List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
POST OFFICE [Spott] Post Office
Post Office
Sign Board
Revd [Reverend] Mr Thompson
011 [Situation] In the village of Spott.
A neat cottage used as post office for Dunbar district. There are two arrivals and two despatches daily
FORT (Site of) [Spott] Fort Site of
Fort Site of
Fort Site of
Fort Site of
John McDougall
Revd [Reverend] R.B. Thomson
New Stat. Acct. [Statistical Account]
Old Stat Acct [Statistical Acount]
011 [Situation] About 1 3/4 Miles E by N [East by North] from Little Spott.
A circular camp - a faint trace of which is Still visible - stood on this spot. It Consisted of three Circles and seems to have been a place of Some Strength. The middle Circle can be distinctly traced also portion of the inner one, - the outer one has altogether disapeared [Disappeared]. From its shape it must have been of British origin. "Besides the remains of General Leslie's Camp on Doonhill, there are still visible the remains of another camp" etc Stat Acct [Statistical Account] of Hadd: [Haddingtonshire] page 227. Capt. [Captain] ames R.E. [Royal Engineers] has examined this Camp and pronounced it to be a British Hill Fort.

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