List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
CLEUGH OF EGLON Cleugh of Eglon
Cleugh of Eglon
Wiliam McMichael
Samuel McLelland Esqr.
037 [Situation] 17/8 miles N W [North West] by N. [North] MeiKle Cullendoch
A Ravine formed by the bases of two hills Craiglowrie &. Craigherron, This place was Resorted by a man Called Eglon in the time of Persecution hence the Name . Through it Runs a Stream Called Eglon Burn. -
SOUTER'S STONE Souter's Stone
Souter's Stone
William Michael
Samuel McLelland Esqr
Burns' Poems
037 [Situation] Near the Southern end of the Cleugh of Eglon.
This name Applies to one of a Group of large Granite RocKs in the Cleugh of Eglon, displaced as it were by a Convulsion of the earth &. reclines against Some other rocks of less dimensions forming a hollow betwixt &. in which a Shoe Maker named Eglon tooK shelter from his persecution in the 17th. Centuary. Souter a Scotch Term for ShoemaKer. -

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29 Cleugh of Eglon
29 Souter's Stone
Cleugh - A precipice, a rugged ascent &c. [etc]

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