List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
BLACKFORD HILL Blackford Hill Thomas Torrance Meadowhead Dr. [Doctor] Begg Alnwick hill 006 A celebrated and romantic hill situated North of the Braid hills and is the first eminence South of Edinburgh; it is bounded on the west and South by lofty precipices while on the East it is of a gradual incline. Sir Walter Scott mentions it in some of his story as - Marmion from the Crown
"Of Blackford saw that Martial Scene
"Upon the bent so brown:
"Thousand Parillious as White as Snow
"Spread all the Borough Muir below"
This is relative to King James the 4th encampment previous to the field of Flodden
TOWER COTTAGE Tower Cottage Thomas Torrance Meadowhead Dr.[Doctor] Begg Alnwick Hill 006 A small old fashioned Cottage in good repair tenanted by Mr. Williamson The property of Little Gilmour Inch.

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