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OS1/11/16/29

List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
CONDUIT TO EDINBURGH Bonally Conduit
Bonally Conduit
Rev [Reverend] L Balfour
W. McDougle
006 [Situation] Runs N.E. [North East] by Colinton.
A conduit leading from Boonally Reservoir to the City of Edinbro' [Edinburgh] by Swanston & Comiston of late it has not been used and in future the water will be conveyed to Torrduff [Torduff] Reservoir
SMITHY CLEUGH Smithy Cleugh
Smithy Cleugh
Rev [Reverend] L Balfour
W. McDougal
006 [Situation] About 1 3/8 mile S.E. by S. [South East by South] from Colinton Church.
A rocky ravine on the farm of Allermuir thro' [through] which a Small Stream runs
HOWDEN BURN Howden Burn
Howden Burn
How Dean
Rev [Reverend] L Balfour
W. McDougal
County map
006 [Situation] Running past the West side of Dreghorn Castle.
A small stream rising in the hollow between the hills of Capelaw & Allermuir & joins Bonally Burn from the unity of which it is called Braid Burn. This description cannot be correct - See the plan - Hill trace & remark 55 on plan [Initialled] AMO 31st Jun [June ?] /53 [1853]

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Parish of Colinton

Transcriber's notes

The final sentence of Description for "Howden Burn" appears to refer to a phrase scored out "passing between", replaced by "rising in the hollow between" both in a different hand.

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