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Battles Burn Battles Burn Battles Burn
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J. Dunlop Esq.
R. Findlay Esq.
R. Baird, Factor
007.13 This Burn rises from Coal Pits on Mount Vernon property, in Old Monkland Parish, It forms the parish Bound- ary as far as Auchenshuggle, From the latter to the South Side of the Turnpike Road near Ashcraig it has been covered over & replaced by a Hedge which now forms the Parish Boundary. It flows into the River Clyde from the Turnpike Road, where it again issues, still forming the Boundary of the Parish. The origin of the name is ascribed to a battle fought in the Parish of Old Monkland. No authentic information can be obtained as to its origin. The name is well known.

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