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List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
TURFICHEN HILL Turfichen Hill
Turfichen Hill
Mr. Watson
Estate Map
Mr Simpson S. [School] Master of Heriot
019 [Situation] At the S. [South] West Corner of Plan, and forming one of the most prominent plateaus on the Moorfoot plain.
A considerable sized hill framing one of the range of the Moorfoot Hills situated on the boundary of the parishes of Temple & Heriot.
HEAT HILL Heat Hill
Heat Hill
Heat Hill
Mr. Simpson
Mr. Stewart
Co [County] Map
019 ; 022 [Situation] About 1 1/4 miles East of Torfichen Hill.
A small hill on the farm of Roughsware.
MOORFOOT HILLS Moorfoot Hills
Moorfoot Hills
Moorfoot Hills
Mr. Watson
Mr. Stewart
Co. [County] Map
019 [Situation] Extending in a North East and S. [South] West direction thro' the South East end of the County.
A range of large hills extendg [extending] from West Lock in Peeblesshire to Ruther Law in the Parish of Borthwick. See also Descriptive Remarks in Name Book Plan 19B p. [page] 14

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Parish of Heriot
The name "Torfichen" in Gaelic signifies the hill with the prospect or view and even the word "Tor" is understood in the County among the Lowlanders to mean hill, Threrefore "Tor" not Turis the proper prefix

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