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BLACKFORD QUARRY Blackford Quarry Thomas Torrence Dr.[Doctor] Begg 006 An extensive whinstone quarry on the south side of Blackford Hill. It is worked to a considerable extent there are about 10 men constantly employed in the quarry.
BRAID HILLS Braid Hills Thomas Torrence Dr.[Doctor] Begg. Knox's Co.[County] Map. 006 A range of low cultivated hills an offset of the Pentland Range lying about 2 miles south of Edinburgh behind Blackford Hill. The highest elevation is about 700 feet above the sea level. A Stratum of Petunse runs through them. This mineral is similar to the Petunse of the Chinese & has been manufactured into British Porcelain Petrosilex Terra Ponderosa Zeolites and Agates have been found here in considerable masses Molybdena have been also found See Fullartons Gazetteer vol page 11

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