List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
BIDHOUSE BURN Bidhouse Burn Robert Watson, George McMoran, estate Plan (Colebrooke). 050 A fine burn rising on the east side of Lomont Hill and falling into Evan Water about 30 chains from March.
BIG GRAIN Big Grain Robert Watson, George McMoran, Thomas McMorran 050 A name given to a large burn formed by the Little Grain and Bidhouse Grains.
HELL'S CAULDRON Hell's Cauldron Thomas McMorran, Robert Telford, Peter Paterson. 050 A name given to a small waterfall at the foot of which the water makes a curious eddy. There are the ruins of a cottage and some cropping rocks, slates &c. in the vicinity. Hell's Cauldron is well known in the neighbouthood. It is situated about 12 chains north from the Carlisle and Glasgow Road up the Fopperbeck Burn.

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