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Midlothian, volume 62

Page List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks Continued entries/extra info Transcriber's notes
OS1/11/62/1 [page] 1 PARISH OF HERIOT PLAN 23A INDEX Names of Objects -- Pages Parish of Heriot -- 10 Broomy Knowe -- 8 Corsehope -- 4 Catha Rig -- 4 Corsehope Burn -- 7 Dead Burn -- 7 Dead Burn Rig -- 7 Heriot Town -- 3 Heriot Town Hill -- 3 Heriot Water -- 9 Kirklandhill -- 3 Kilcouter Bridge -- 8 Kilcouter -- 8 Nether Birchy Law -- 9 Camp -- 9 Camp -- 13 Camp -- 13 Camp -- 15
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OS1/11/62/3 HERIOT TOWN Heriot Town Heriot Town Heriot Town John Greenlaw John Tait Co' [County] map 023 [Situation] 2 Miles N. W [North West] by W [West] from Crookston A large farm house and offices with a farm of land attached the property of the Earl of Stair
OS1/11/62/3 HERIOT TOWN HILL Heriot Town Hill Heriot Town Hill John Greenlaw John Tait 023 [Situation] 21/4 Miles N. W. [North West] b. [by] W [West] from CrooKston A Small hill on the farm of Heriot Town. The Surface of which is arable. On its summit is a Trigl. [Trigonometrical] Station Called by Trigl. [Trigonometrical] party "Heriot Town"
OS1/11/62/3 KIRKLANDHILL KirKland hill KirKland hill KirKland hill John Greenlaw John Tait Co. [County] Map. 023 [Situation] 15/8 Miles N. W. [North West] b. [by] W. [West] from CrooKston A Small farm house and offices with a farm of land attached. The property of John BorthwicK Esq of CrooKston.
OS1/11/62/3 Parish of Heriot [Page] 3
OS1/11/62/4 CORSEHOPE Corsehope Corsehope Coarsehope William Johnston John Tait Co. [County] Map. 1847 023 [Situation] 13/4 Miles W. [West] b. [by] N. [North] from CrooKston A Small farm house and offices With a farm of land attached. The property of Mr Lawson Nurseryman Edinbro' [Edinburgh]
OS1/11/62/4 CATHA RIG Catha Rig Catha Rig Catha Rigg William Johnston John Tait Co. [County] Map. 1847 023 [Situation] 1[5/8?] Miles W. N. W, [West North West] from CrooKston A small oval shaped hill on the farm of Kilcouter And Corsehope. the Surface of which is arable and Mountain gRass land
OS1/11/62/4 [Page] 4 Parish of Heriot
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OS1/11/62/5 Entries on this page for "Brockhouse Burn", "White Hill" and "Spittal Burn" have all been endorsed "Cancelled - See Parish of Stow" and are not transcribed.
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OS1/11/62/6 Entry on this page for "Hala Shank" has been endorsed "See this name at page 23". Entries for "Priest's Bog" and "Old Brockhouse" have been endorsed "Cancelled - See Parish of Stow". Hence this page has not been transcribed.
OS1/11/62/7 DEAD BURN Dead Burn Dead Burn William Simpson Plan of Estate 1852) 023 [Situation] Running a Northerly direction by the East side of Dead Burn Rig A very Small Stream having its rise on the farm of Corsehope And flowing in an northerly direction to its Confluence with Corsehope Burn.
OS1/11/62/7 DEAD BURN RIG Dead Burn Rig Dead Burn Rig William Simpson Walter Tait 022 ; 023 [Situation] 2 1/2 Miles W.S.W. [West South West] from Crookston A small ridge or hill, the surface of which is heathy pasture on the west side of Dead Burn and on the farm of Corsehope.
OS1/11/62/7 CORSEHOPE BURN Corsehope Burn Corsehope Burn William Simpson Walter Tait 022 ; 023 [Situation] Running in a Northerly direction by Corsehope A small stream having its source on Crosehope farm, and flowing in a northerly direction passes by Corsehope and falls into Heriot Water.
OS1/11/62/7 Parish of Heriot -- [Page] 7 Form 136 Page 35 Dead Burn 35 Dead Burn Rig 35 Corsehope Burn
OS1/11/62/8 BROOMYKNOWE Broomy Knowe Broomy Knowe Broomy Knowe Broomy Knowe Walter Graham John Graham Alexander Tait JW. Taylor 023 [Situation] 11/4 Miles N. W [North West] from CrooKston Four houses in good repair each having a small vegetable garden attached. the property of John Borthwick Esqr Crookston
OS1/11/62/8 KILCOUTER BRIDGE Kilcouter Bridge Kilcouter Bridge Walter Graham John Graham 023 [Situation] 13/8 N. W. [North West] b. [by] W. [West] from CrooKston A large stone bridge of one arch over Heriot Water. and on the Road leading from Fusie Bridge to Galashiels. It was Constructed at the expense of the County.
OS1/11/62/8 KILCOUTER Kilcouter Kilcouter Kilcouter Kilcouter Kilcouter Walter Graham John Graham John Tait occupier Rent Receipts Stat. [Statistical] Acct. [Account] Edinb [Edinburgh] Page 399 023 [Situation] 11/4 N. W. [North West] b. [by] W. [West] from CrooKston A Small farm house and offices With a farm of land attached the property of Mr Lawson [N. & S. No?] Edinbro' [Edinburgh
OS1/11/62/8 [Page] 8 Parish of Heriot
OS1/11/62/9 [page] 9 Parish of Heriot Nether Birchy Law -- Nether Birchy Law -- Nether Birchy Law -- See Name Book Plan 22B -- 2 7/8 miles W.S.W. [West South West] from Crookston -- See Name Book Plan 22B. Heriot Water -- Heriot Water -- Heriot Water -- See Name Bk.[Book] 22B -- Running thro [through] the S.E. [South East] portion of the Co. of Edinb. [County of Edinburgh] -- See Name Book Plan 22B. Camp -- Camp -- Camp -- See Name Book for Plan 22B.
OS1/11/62/10 [page] 10 Parish of Heriot -- Heriot -- Parish of Heriot -- See Name Book 23 C -- S.E. [South East] part of the Co.[County] of Edinburgh -- See Descript Rem [Descriptive Remarks] in Name Book of Plan 23 C
OS1/11/62/11 Names of Objects -- Pages Parish of Stow -- 24 Crookston Mill -- 14 (corn) Crookston South Mains -- 20 Crookston Hill -- 20 Crookston -- 21 Chapel Bridge -- 23 Chapel Hill -- 22 Coldwell -- 22 Cortleferry Hill -- 22 Diamond Plantation -- 21 Hoppringle -- 15 Halltree Chapel -- 16 Hoppringle Hill -- 18 Halltree -- 19 Hala Shank -- 23 Monument -- 14 Middle Hill -- 17 Middle Burn -- 17 Stagebank -- 19 Toddle Burn -- 18 Brockhouse Burn -- 24 Spittal Burn -- 23 White Hill -- 24 Priest's Bog -- 17 Old Brockhouse -- 24 Gala Water -- 18
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OS1/11/62/13 CAMP [Halltree] Roman Camp Roman Camp Roman Camp Old Camp Map of farm William Johnston Walter Graham [Imrie's?] Map (Co) [County] 023 [Situation] 11/2 mils [miles] of a mile W. [West] from CrooKston The remains of a Roman Campon the farm of Haltree it is nearly of an oval shape. formed with A Single Rampart of stones And earth. having two entrances or outlets on the east and west sides It is usually Called "the Roman Camp". altho' [although] there Cannot be any reason given for Calling [?].
OS1/11/62/13 CAMP [Halltree] Old Camp Old Camp Old Camp William Johnston Walter Graham Co. [County] Map. 1847 023 [Situation] About 3/8 miles West by S [South] from CrooKston An old Camp on the farm of Halltree. Consisting of two ramparts of stones and earth, with a Fosse between them. The inner one is of an oval Shape and entire. while the outer is nearly taKen away and its form preserved by a Ring fence, The Camp is now Covered with Wood,
OS1/11/62/13 Parish of Stow [Page] 13 [Note] "There are remains of ancient Roman Camps on the farms "of Muirhouse, Stagehall, Craigend Watherstone Netheshiels "Perntaiton, and Hawtree, etc. They vary in Size from half an "acre as at Nethershiels to two acres as at Muirhouse and Craigend. "The larger ones are Circular while the others are oval. The Smaller "ones Seem to have been points of observation extending along the Strath"of the water for Communicating with one another by Signal." Stat. [Statistical] Acct [Account] of Edinb. [Edinburgh] Page 416
OS1/11/62/14 CROOKSTON MILL (Corn) CrooKston Mill CrooKston Mill Walter Graham John Graham 023 [Situation] About 1/4 Mile South from CrooKston A Corn mill in good worKing order. with office house. dwellings houses and a few acres of land attached. the property of John BorthwicK Esqr
OS1/11/62/14 MONUMENT [Crookston] Monument Monument Walter Graham John Graham 023 [Situation] 5/8 of a Mile N N [North North] East from CrooKston A Conical shaped monument on the CrooKston Estate, about 8 feet in height and standing on a pedestal, three feet square It was erected to Commemorate the doleful event, of the self destruction of Mr BorthwicK a young man of weaK intellect who Committed Suiside on this Spot, on one of the squares of the pedestal. is the following inscription, "Friend looKing at this Stone Consider life, and health how uncertain. Pray that God by his free grace May prepare you for eternity," on another is this "Death is a Debt to nature due. which I have paid, and So Must You," The monument was erected about 40 years ago,
OS1/11/62/14 [Page] 14 Parish of Stow
OS1/11/62/14A [page] 14a Ordnance Survey Office 13 Royal Circus Edinburgh 10th March 1853 Sir Will you please inform me was there a Castle, or Baronial Residence of note at Hoppringle. In the new Stat. Acct. [Statistical Account] there is notice of the remains of a Castle existing at the above named farm house and is described as being of Considerable Strength &c. Do you Consider that the farm house of Hoppringle or its offices are built on the side of a castle? or is there any part of the Castle remaining at present? Can you state what time it was built? What family was proprietor? Is there any traditions in the locality relating to it? What was its name or designation? Your answers on the opposite margin of this letter will very much oblige. Henry James J. Borthwick Crookston March 18th/53. Sir In reply to your favr [favour] of the 10th I beg to say that I have no knowledge of any Castle or Baronial residence having ever existed at Hoppringle My answer is the same to this query. Indeed I am certain there are no traces whatever of any castle having ever existed at Hoppringle. With the exception of a short period the place has been in the possessin of my family for centuries. I am Sir your most obed [obedient] Servant J. Borthwick
OS1/11/62/15 HOPPRINGLE Hop-Pringle Hoppringle Hoppringle Hoppringle Stat. [Statistical] Acct. [Account] 1845 John BorthwicK Walter Graham Knox's Co. [County] Map 023 [Situation] About 1/2 Mile S. E [South East] b [by] E [East] from CrooKston A small farm house With Suitable offices and a farm of land attached the property of John BorthwicK Esqr. The office houses are Situated on the Site of an old Castle, a portion of the front wall of the stable is part of the Castle, it is about four feet in thicKness,
OS1/11/62/15 CAMP [Castleferry] Old Camp Old Camp John BorthwicK Walter Graham 023 [Situation] 11/8 Miles E. [East] b. [by] N. [North] from CrooKston The Remains of an old Camp. on the farm of Castleferry, of an oval shape. and Surrounded by two Ramparts of earth and stone, with a fosse between them It is not Known Wheather it was raised by the Romans, Danes, British, or Picts. It is locally Called "The old Camp,"
OS1/11/62/15 Parish of Stow [Page] 15 [Note] "It is not Known that there are any remains of an ancient Castle"higher up Gala Water than Stow except that of Hop-Pringle, opposite "CrooKston, and Howliston Tower, On the opposite Side of the Gala, now "occupied as the farm house. The walls are four feet in thicKness "and from this place you have a very extensive view. While the evidence "of the former existence of such a building precludes all dubiety the "remains of it are so slender, that it is difficult even to to trace the precise "form and extent of the Structure. It was anciently possessed by the family "of the Hop-Pringles, the Chieftain family of this Clan or tribe to which most "of the lands of Gala Water anciently belonged." Stat. [Statistical] Acct. [Account] of Edinburghshire Page 417 It appears by the annexed letter received from the proprietor of Hoppringle that there never was a Castle here and therefore disproves the notice Concerning it in the Stat. [Statistical] Acct. [Account] [?] [Note] See quotation page 13
OS1/11/62/16 Site of HALLTREE CHAPEL Halltree Chapel (Site of) Halltree Chapel (Site of) Halltree Chapel (Site of) Halltrees Chapel John Tait Co. [County] Map. 1847 William Johnston Chalmers Caledonia 023 [Situation] 11/8 N. W. [North West] b. [by] W. [West] from CrooKston The Site of an old Chapel. on The farm of Halltree, no trace of it now Remains therefore its Size or position Cannot be accurately ascertained. as the ground on which it stood, has been repeatedly Cultivated, The persons who furnished this information further state that the Chapel was Surrounded by a graveyard, which also has Disappeared, and its extent Cannot be traced or pointed out,
OS1/11/62/16 [Page] 16 Parish of Stow [Note]"Before the reformation, there was a chapel on the Southern "Side of Heriot Water at a place which is now Called the "Chapel, and Haltress chapel as it stood on the estate of "Haltrees." Chalmers Caledonia vol. [volume] 2 p. [page] 824 corrected at [O. U. O. ?]
OS1/11/62/17 MIDDLE HILL Middle Hill Middle Hill William Dixon Walter Graham 023 [Situation] About 13/8 Miles E [East] b [by] N [North] from CrooKston A small oval shaped hill on the farm of Castleferry the Surface of which is heathy and Rough pasture, on the North west Side of it is the remains of an old Camp
OS1/11/62/17 MIDDLE BURN Middle Burn Middle Burn William Dixon Walter Graham 023 [Situation] Running in a S. [South] Westerly direction by the South side of Middle Hill A Small Stream gathering on the farm of Cluits in Haddington County, and falling into the Gala Water in Mid Lothian In its Course it is augmented by a few tributary streamlets,
OS1/11/62/17 PRIEST'S BOG Priest's Bog Priest's Bog Priest's Bog W. Johnston W. Tait Mr. Johnston 023 [Situation] Abt. [About] 13/4 Miles [W?] from Crookston A Small tract of low heathy Ground on the farm of Haltree -
OS1/11/62/17 Parish of Stow [Page] 17
OS1/11/62/18 TODDLE BURN Todle Burn Todle Burn Toddle Burn Toddle Burn William Dixon Walter Graham Alexander Tait JW. Taylor 023 [Situation] Running in N. [North] Easterly direction A Small Stream rising on the farm of Castleferry, and flowing in a Southerly direction flls into Todle Bur[?]
OS1/11/62/18 HOPPRINGLE HILL Hoppringle Hill Hoppringle Hill John BorthwicK Walter Graham 023 [Situation] About 1/2 a Mile S. [South] b. [by] E. [East] from CrooKston A medium Sized hill on the farm of Hoppringle the Surface of which is Rough pasture, a portion arable, On its Summit is a Trigl [Trigonometrical] Station Called by Trigl [Trigonometrical] party Pringle Hill,
OS1/11/62/18 [Page] 18 Parish of Stow
OS1/11/62/19 HALLTREE Halltree Halltree Halltree Halltree Halltree Haltree Hawtree John BorthwicK Esq William Johnston Walter Graham Rent Receipt Co' [County] Map Farm. Map Stat. [Statistical] Acct. [Account] 023 [Situation] About 3/4 of a Mile N. W. [North West] b. [by] W. [West] from Crookston A Suitable farm house, and offices, in good repair, with a farm of land attached the property of John BorthwicK Esq of Crookston,
OS1/11/62/19 STAGEBANK Stage BanK Stage BanK Walter Graham William Johnston 023 [Situation] About 13/8 Miles North West from CrooKston Two Small dwelling houses With offices and Small vegetable gardens attached, a Smithy, And a few acres of land. The property of John BorthwicK Esqr of Crookston.
OS1/11/62/19 Parish of Stow [Page] 19
OS1/11/62/20 CROOKSTON SOUTH MAINS CrooKston South Mains CrooKston South Mains John BorthwicK Esq Walter Graham 023 [Situation] About 3/8 of a Mile North from CrooKston A large old Mansion house on the estate of CrooKstone, It is in good repair. And has Suitable office houses and Vegetable garden attached. It was formerly the family Residence of the proprietor of the CrooKston, estate, and And Continued So down to the year 1816.
OS1/11/62/20 CROOKSTON HILL CrooKston Hill CrooKston Hill John BorthwicK Walter Graham 023 [Situation] About one Mile N. N. W [North North West] from CrooKston A middling Sized hill on the farms of CrooKston South and North Mains, Consisting of arable, heathy pasture and Wooded ground
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OS1/11/62/21 CROOKSTON CrooKston 1816 CrooKston 1816 CrooKston 1816 Walter Graham William Johnston Co. [County] Map 1847 023 [Situation] About 3/8 of a Mile South from CrooKston South Mains, A large and well built Mansion house, with Suitable offices attached, pleasantly Situated about the Centre of a beautiful Demesne neatly ornamented with woods WalKs and evergreens - the property and residence of John BorthwicK Esqr
OS1/11/62/21 DIAMOND PLANTATION Diamond Plantation Diamond Plantation Alexander Tait Mr Taylor 023 [Situation] about 3/8 of a Mile East from CrooKston A Small plantation Consisting chiefly of Fir. On the farm of Hoppringle.
OS1/11/62/21 Parish of Stow [Page] 21
OS1/11/62/22 CHAPEL HILL Chapel Hill Chapel Hill William Johnston Walter Tait 023 [Situation] 11/4 Miles W [West] b [by] N [North] from CrooKston A Small hill on the farm of Halltree, the surface of which is heathy pasture. and arable On its Summit is a Trigl [Trigonometrical] Station Called Hall Tree
OS1/11/62/22 COLDWELL ColdWell ColdWell William Simpson Walter Tait 023 [Situation] About 15/8 Miles W [West] b [by] S [South] from CrooKson A small house on the farm of Halltree in good repair and occupied by a Shepherd,
OS1/11/62/22 [Page] 22 Parish of Stow
OS1/11/62/23 HALA SHANK Hala ShanK Hala ShanK Hala ShanK Walter Tait Mr Johnston Co' [County] Map 1847 023 [Situation] About 1/2 a Mile S. W. [South West] from CrooKston. A Small arable hill on the farm of Halltree, on its Summit is ◬ Called by Trigl [Trigonometrical] party ShanKend
OS1/11/62/23 CHAPEL BRIDGE Chapel Bridge Chapel Bridge Alexander Tait Mr Taylor 023 [Situation] About 11/4 Miles N. W. [North West] b. [by] W [West] from CrooKston A Small County Bridge, Stone built. and Consisting of one Arch, And over Corsehope Burn - on the Old Road from Edinbro [Edinburgh] to Stow, It derived its from being Situated near to Halltree Chapel (Site of),
OS1/11/62/23 SPITTAL BURN Spittle Burn Spittle Burn Spittal Burn W Tait Mr Johnston Mr Simpson Teacher Heriot 023 [Situation] Runng. [Running] in a N. E. [North East] Direction by the West base of White Hill A Small stream having its Rise on the farm of Haltrees & Runng. [Running] in a northerly direction Past Haltree farm house into Heriot Water -
OS1/11/62/23 Parish of Stow Parish of Stow [Page] 23
OS1/11/62/23 In the Chapel Bridge entry, I think "name" has been omitted between "its" and "from" in the Descriptive Remarks.
OS1/11/62/24 BROCKHOUSE BURN Brockhouse Burn Brockhouse Burn Brockhouse Burn W. Tait Mr. Johnston Co [County] Map 023 [Situation] Runng. [Running] Northerly Abt. [About] 30 chains W. [West] of Old Brockhouse A Small Stream having its rise on the farm of Brockhouse & flowing easterly into Gala Water
OS1/11/62/24 WHITE HILL White Hill White Hill W. Tait Mr. Johnston 023 [Situation] Abt [About] 7/8 Mile W. [West] from Crookston A Small arable hill on the farm of Halltrees
OS1/11/62/24 OLD BROCKHOUSE Old Brockhouse W. Tait Mr. Johnston 023 [Situation] 15/8 Miles S. W. [South West] by W. [West] from Crookston The old farm house of Brockhouse now occupd [occupied] by a Shepherd
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OS1/11/62/25 CORSEHOPE Corsehope William Johnston, Halltree John Tait, Kilcouter 023 A Small farm house and Office houses all in good repair attached to it is a farm of Ground the property of Mr Lawson nursery & Seedsman Edinbro. [Edinburgh]
OS1/11/62/25 CATHA RIG Catha Rig William Johnston, Halltree John Tait, Kilcouter 023 A Small hill of a ridge like Shape on the farms of Kilcouter and Corsehope its Surface Consists of arable and mountain Grass Land.
OS1/11/62/25 [Page] 25 List of Names collected by Thomas Smith C.Asst [Civilian Assistant] Plan 23A Trace 1 [Object for Corsehope] House & Offices [Object for Catha Rig] A Hill [Parish] Heriot [Signed] Thomas Smith 12th April 1852
OS1/11/62/26 HERIOT TOWN Heriot Town John Greenlaw, Hangingshaw Inn John Tait, Kilcouter Co. [County] map Date 1847 023 A large farm house and Office houses all in good repair attached to it is a farm of ground the property of the Earl of Stair.
OS1/11/62/26 HERIOT TOWN HILL Heriot Town Hill John Greenlaw, Hangingshaw John Tait, Kilcouter 023 A small hill on the farm of Heriot Town - its Surface is arable and on its Summit is a Trignl [Trigonometrical] Station Called by Trignl [Trigonometrical] Party "Heriots Town"
OS1/11/62/26 KIRKLANDHILL Kirklandhill John Greenlaw, Hangingshaw John Tait, Kilcouter 023 A Small farm house and Office houses all in good repair attached to these is a farm of ground the property of John Borthwick Esq of Crookston
OS1/11/62/26 [Page] 26 List of Names collected by Thomas Smith C.A. [Civilian Assistant] Plan 22A Trace 1 [Object for Heriot Town] House and Offices [Object for Heriot Town Hill] A Hill [Object for Kirklandhill] House & offices [Parish] Heriot [Signed] T. Smith C Asst [Civilian Assistant] 12th Oct [October] 1852
OS1/11/62/27 BROOMYKNOWE Broomyknowe Walter Graham, Crookston So [South] Mains John Greenlaw, Hangingshaw Inn 023 A row of four Small dwelling houses all occupied and in good repair and having each a small garden attached to it, It is the property of John Borthwick Esq of Crookston.
OS1/11/62/27 KILCOUTER BRIDGE Kilcouter Bridge Walter Graham, Crookston S. [South] mains John Greenlaw, Hanging Shaw Inn 023 A Large Stone Bridge of one arch over the "Heriot Water" on the line of road from Fusie Bridge] to Galashiels It was built and is Kept in repair at the expense of the County.
OS1/11/62/27 KILCOUTER KIlcouter Walter Graham, Crookston S [South] Mains John Tait, Kilcouter John Tait Rent Receipts 023 A Small farm house & office houses all in good repair, attached to it a farm of ground the property of Mr Lawson, Seed Merchant Edinburgh
OS1/11/62/27 [Page] 27 List of Names collected by Thomas Smith C. Asst [Civilian Assistant] Plan 23A Trace 2 [Object for Broomyknowe] A House [Object for Kilcouter Bridge] A Bridge [Object for Kilcouter] House & offices [Parish] Heriot
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OS1/11/62/29 HALLTREE Halltree Halltree Halltree Halltree Halltree Haltree John Borthwick Esq of Crookston William Johnston, Halltree William Johnston Rent Recps [Receipts] Walter Graham, Crookston S [South] Mains Co [County] map Date 1847 Map of Farm Date 1847 023 A large farm house and Office houses all in good repair, attached to it is a farm of ground the property of John Borthwick Esq of Crookston
OS1/11/62/29 [Page] 29 List of Names collected by Thomas Smith C. Asst [Civilian Assistant] Plan 23A Trace 2 [Object] House & Offices [Parish] Stow [Signed] T Smith CA [Civilian Assistant] 8th October 1852
OS1/11/62/30 CROOKSTON MILL (Corn) Crookston Mill Walter Graham, Crookston Mai [Mains] William Johnston, Halltree 023 A Corn mill in good working repair with office houses dwelling house and Saw mill and A few Acres of ground attached to it All the buildings are in good repair and are the property of John Borthwick Esq of Crookston.
OS1/11/62/30 MONUMENT [Crookston] Monument Walter Graham, Crookston M [Mains] William Dixon, Halltree 023 A monument built of Cut granite Stone it is about 8 feet high of conical shape & Standing on a pedestal of about3 ft [feet] square, it was erected to Commemorate the Spot on which William Borthwick a young man of weak intellect Committed Suicide by shooting himself The monument was erected by the Uncle of the present proprietor of Crookston Estate, on one of the squares of the pedestal is the following inscription "Friend looking at this Stone Consider life health how uncertain. Pray that god by his free grace may prepare you for eternity" on an other side is this "Death is a debt to nature due which I have paid & so must you" - This monument which is without a date was erected about 40 years ago.
OS1/11/62/30 [Page] 30 List of Names collected by Thomas Smith C. Asst [Civilian Assistant] Plan 23A Trace 2 [Object for Crookston Mill] A mill [Object for Monument] A monument [Parish] Stow
OS1/11/62/31 MIDDLE HILL Middle Hill William Dixon, Hopringle Walter Graham, Crookston Mains 023 A Small hill of an oval Shape on the farm of Cortleferry, its Surface Consists of mountain Grass Land and heathy pasture on the N [North] West end of it is the remains of an old camp.
OS1/11/62/31 MIDDLE BURN Middle Burn William Dixon, Hopringle Walter Graham, Crookston Mains 023 A Small Stream rising on the farm of Cortleferry and flowing in a Southerly direction falls into Todle Burn
OS1/11/62/31 TODDLE BURN Todle Burn William Dixon, Hopringle Walter Graham, Crookston Mains Knox's Co. [County] map Date 1847 John Borthwick Esq of Crookston 023 A Small Stream rising on the farm of Clints in Haddington Co. [County] and falling into the Gala Water in Mid Lothian in its Course it is joined by a few smaller Streams.
OS1/11/62/31 HOPPRINGLE HILL Hoppringle Hill John Borthwick Esq of Crookston Walter Graham, Crookston Mains 023 A medium Sized hill on the farm of Hoppringle from which it takes its name its Surface Consists of arable and mountain Grassland a portion of it being Covered with wood on its Summit is a Trignl [Trigonometrical] Station Called by Trig [Trigonometrical] Party "Pringle Hill"
OS1/11/62/31 [Page] 31 List of Names collected by Thomas Smith C Asst [Civilian Assistant] Plan 23A Trace 3 [Object for Middle Hill] A Hill [Object for Middle Burn] A Stream [Object for Todle Burn] A Stream [Object for Hoppringle Hill] A Hill [Parish] Stow [Signed] T Smith CA [Civilian Assistant] 7th October 1852
OS1/11/62/31 On this page the spelling "Todle Burn" has been used instead of "Toddle Burn" as pre-populated and used on the map sheet.
OS1/11/62/32 HOPPRINGLE Hoppringle Hoppringle Hoppringle John Borthwick Esq of Crooks [Crookston] Walter Graham, Crookston Mai [Mains] Knox's Co. [County] map Date 1847 023 A Small farm house & offices all in good repair though of old Construction attached to these is a farm of Ground the property of John Borthwick Esq of Crookston, the offices Stand on the Site of an old Castle Which formerly Stood here a part of the wall of the Castle forms a portion of the front wall of the present Stable and is about four feet in thickness
OS1/11/62/32 CAMP [Cortleferry] Old Camp John Borthwick Esq of Crookst [Crookston] Walter Graham, Crookston M [Mains] 023 The remains of an Old Camp on the farm of Cortleferry, it is of an oval shape and Surrounded by two ramparts of earth & Stones with a fosse between. Informants Cannot Say whether it is of Roman British Danish of Pictish Construction, when spoken of locally it is usually Called the "Old Camp" the proprietor of the ground John Borthwick Esq says he would suppose it to be of Danish Construction but it is mere conjecture for he adds it might as likely be of Roman formation
OS1/11/62/32 [Page] 32 LIst of Names collected by Thomas Smith C Asst [Civilian Assistant] Plan 23A Trace 3 [Object for Hoppringle] House & offices [Object for Old Camp] Rems [Remains] of Camp [Parish] Stow [Signed] T Smith 7th October
OS1/11/62/33 CROOKSTON SOUTH MAINS Crookston South Mains John Borthwick Esq of Crookston Walter Graham, Crookston S [South] Mains 023 A large old mansion house on the estate of Crookston it is in good repair and has a suitable Set of Office houses & garden attached to it. It was formerly the family residence of the Proprietors of Crookston Estate and Continued so down to about the year 1816.
OS1/11/62/33 CROOKSTON HILL Crookston Hill John Borthwick Esq of Crookston Walter Graham, Crookston S [South] Mains 023 A middling Sized hill on the farms of Crookston S [South] mains & Crookston North Mains its Surface Consists of arable heathy pasture And wooded Ground & on its Summit is a Trignl [Trigonometrical] Station Called by Trignl [Trigonometrical] Party Crookston S. [South] Mains
OS1/11/62/33 [Page] 33 List of Names collected by Thomas Smith C Asst [Civilian Assistant] Plan 23A Trace 2 [Object for Crookston South Mains] House & offices [Object for Crookston Hill] A Hill [Parish] Stow [Signed] T Smith CA [Civilian Assistant] 7th Oct [October] 1852
OS1/11/62/34 STAGEBANK Stage Bank Walter Graham, Crookston S [South] Ma [Mains] William Johnston, Halltr [Halltree] 023 Two Small dwelling houses with offices and small garden attached to each of them and one of them having a Smithy and a few Acres of ground attached to it. All these buildings are in good repair and are the property of John Borthwick Esq of Crookston
OS1/11/62/34 CROOKSTON Crookston Walter Graham, Crookston S [South] Ma [Mains] William Johnston, Halltr [Halltree] 023 A large and well built mansion house with Office house all in good repair attached to it is a garden and about sixty acres of Ornamental and wooded Demesne Land it is the Property and residence of John Borthwick Esq of Crookston the date of its erection 1816 is Put on a Stone over the door
OS1/11/62/34 [Page] 34 List of Names collected by Thomas Smith C Asst [Civilian Assistant] Plan 23A Trace 2 [Object for Stage Bank] Houses [Object for Crookston] A House [Parish] Stow [Signed] T Smith CA [Civilian Assistant] 7th October 18 [--]
OS1/11/62/35 DEAD BURN Dead Burn Mr Simpson, School Heriot Plan of Estate 1852 023 A very small stream having its source on the farm of Corsehope flowing in a northerly direction and falling into "Corsehope Burn"
OS1/11/62/35 DEAD BURN RIG Dead Burn Rig Mr Simpson, School Heriot Plan of Estate 1852 023 A small heathy ridge on the west side of Dead Burn and on Corsehope farm.
OS1/11/62/35 COLDWELL Coldwell Mr Johnston, Halltree Heriot Walter Tait, Coldwell Heriot 023 A small house on the farm of Halltree, it is in good repair and occupied by a shepherd.
OS1/11/62/35 CORSEHOPE BURN Corsehope Burn Mr Johnston, Halltree Heriot Walter Tait, Coldwell Heriot 022 ; 023 A small stream having its source on "Corsehope" farm flowing in a northerly direction past Corsehope farm house and falling into Heriot Water.
OS1/11/62/35 [Page] 35 List of Names collected by Robert Miller c/a [Civilian Assistant] Plan 23 A and Trace No. 4 [Object for Dead Burn] A stream [Object for Dead Burn Rig] A ridge [Object for Coldwell] A house [Object for Corsehope Burn] A stream [Parish] Heriot [Signed] Robert Miller c/a [Civilian Assistant]
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OS1/11/62/37 CAMP [Halltree] Roman Camp Roman Camp Roman Camp Old Camp Map of Farm Date 1847 William Johnstone, Halltree Walter Graham, Crookston Mains Knox's Co. [County] map Date 1847 023 The remains of a Roman Camp on the farm of Halltree, it is a nearly an oval shape, formed or enclosed by a single rampart of Stones & earth having two entrances or outlets, on its east and west sides. When named or spoken of in the locality this Camp is always Called the Roman Camp though informants given Cannot assign any reason for Calling it by the given name.
OS1/11/62/37 CAMP [Halltree] Old Camp William Johnston, Halltree Walter Graham, Crookston S [South] Mains 023 An old encampment on the farm of Halltree, it consists two ramparts of Stones and earth with a fosse between, the inner rampart is complete of oval shape while only a small fragment of the outer rampart stands, along the site of or ridge of the remainder of it, runs a ring fence by which the whole is enclosed & covered with wood, when Spoken of in the Country it is Commonly Called by the given name and informants Say they suppose it to be of Roman Construction but it is mere Conjecture
OS1/11/62/37 [Page] 37 List of Names collected by Robert Miller C Asst [Civilian Assistant] Plan 23A Trace 5 [Object for Roman Camp] old Camp [Object for Old Camp] An Old Camp [Parish] Stow
OS1/11/62/38 Site of HALLTREE CHAPEL Halltree Chapel (Site of) John Tait, Kilcouter William Johnstone, Halltree 023 The Site of a Roman Catholic chapel on the farm of Halltree no trace of the building now remains, from which its Size or position Could be ascertained as the Ground on which it Stood has been repeatedly Cultivated, Informants Say that it was Surrounded by a Grave Yard - this has also disappeared and its extent Cannot be traced or pointed out.
OS1/11/62/38 [Page] 38 List of Names collected by Robert Miller C Asst [Civilian Assistant] Plan 23A Trace 5 [Object] Site of Chapel] [Parish] Stow [Signed] T Smith CA [Civilian Assistant] 7th Oct [October] 1852
OS1/11/62/39 CHAPEL HILL Chapel Hill Walter Tait, Halltree Mr Johnston, Halltree 023 A small Hill on the farm of Halltree the surface of which is heathy pasture and arable, on it is a Trigl [Trigonometrical] Station called "Hall Tree".
OS1/11/62/39 HALA SHANK Hala Shank 023 A small arable hill on the farm of "Halltree" on its summit is a Trigl [Trigonometrical] Station called "Shankend"
OS1/11/62/39 PRIEST'S BOG Priest's Bog Map of Farm Date 1847 Mr Johnstone, Halltree William Dixon, Halltree 023 A Small Tract of flat low lying Ground on the farm of Halltree its Surface Consists of Heathy pasture
OS1/11/62/39 [Page] 39 List of Names collected by Robert Miller C Asst [Civilian Assistant] Plan 23 A and Trace No. 5 [Object for Chapel Hill] A hill [Object for Hala Shank] A hill [Object for Priest's Bog] A Tract of Ground [Parish] Stow [Signed] Robert Miller c/a [Civilian Assistant]
OS1/11/62/39 No Authorities are given for the Name "Hala Shank".
OS1/11/62/40 OLD BROCKHOUSE Old Brockhouse Walter Tait, Halltree Heriot Mr Johnstone, Halltree Heriot 023 A old farm house one story [storey] high and in a very dilapidated state it is on the farm of Brockhouse and occupied by a shepherd.
OS1/11/62/40 BROCKHOUSE BURN Brockhouse Burn Walter Tait, Halltree Heriot Mr Johnstone, Halltree Heriot 023 A small stream having its source on Brockhouse farm flowing in an easterly direction and joining Gala Water.
OS1/11/62/40 WHITE HILL White Hill Walter Tait, Halltree Heriot Mr Johnstone, Halltree Heriot 023 A small arable hill on the farm of Halltree
OS1/11/62/40 SPITTAL BURN Spittle Burn Walter Tait, Halltree Heriot Mr Johnstone, Halltree Heriot 023 A small stream having its source on the farm of Halltree flowing in a southeasterly direction past Halltree and joining Heriot Water.
OS1/11/62/40 [Page] 40 List of Names collected by Robert Miller Plan 23 A and Trace No. 5 [Object for Old Brockhouse] A house [Object for Brockhouse Burn] A stream [Object for White Hill] A hill [Object for Spittle Burn] A Stream [Parish] Heriot [Signed] Robert Miller c/a [Civilian Assistant]
OS1/11/62/41 DIAMOND PLANTATION Diamond Plantation Alexander Tait, Broomyknowe Mr Taylor, farmer Hoppringle 023 A small plantation on the farm of Hoppringle the wood of which is chiefly fir.
OS1/11/62/41 CHAPEL BRIDGE Chapel Bridge Alexander Tait, Broomyknowe Mr Taylor, farmer Hoppringle 023 A small stone built bridge of one arch, over "Corsehope Burn" & on the old road from Edin [Edinburgh] to Stow. It is a county Bridge. It has derived its name from being near Halltree Chapel (site of).
OS1/11/62/41 [Page] 41 List of Names collected by Robert Miller c/a [Civilian Assistant] [Plan] 23 A and Trace 3 [Object for Diamond Plantation] A plantation [Object for Chapel Bridge] A bridge [Chapel] Stow [Signed] James Carpenter C. Asst [Civilian Assistant] 21st March 1853 [Signed] W James Cap. RE [Captain Royal Engineers] 31 March 1853
OS1/11/62/42 OS1/11/62 [page] 42 [volume] 62 [stamped] ORDNANCE SURVEY M.S. STORE SOUTHAMPTON [dated] 8 DEC 1919 Co. [County] EDINBURGH PLAN 23A Names of Parishes -- Pages HERIOT -- 1 STOW -- 11