List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
Inverleithen Common
William Tait
James Nicol
014 [Situation] About 1 Mile S.E. [South East] from Lee Bank.
This is a one storey dwelling house, with stable and garden attached. Both are slated and in good repair. It is the out house on the farm of Common, which is all sheep pasture. The present tennant is William Laidlaw - and the propr[ietor] the Earl of Traquair.
William Tait Farmer
James Anderson Shepherd
014 [Situation] About ⅝ of a Mile South from Lee Bank.
Lee consists of a two story dwelling house (inhabited by a shepherd) with office houses attached - slated and in good repair. At the South-west corner of the buildings is the ruins of a small tower or fort, which is associated in the district with no traditionary interest. It is thought to have been one of the ancient strongholds [but] respecting the date of its erection, or anything connected with its history, tradition is silent. The farm attached to Lee consists of a consi[derable] quanity of arable land - And is the property of John Millar, Milfield. The present tennant is William Tait, Kirkland.
Lee Burn
William Tait Farmer
James Anderson
014 [Situation] Runs North of Lee.
An insignificant stream rising at the foot of Leeburn Head, and after running in an easterly direction and joining with Mousedean Burn falls into Leithen Water.

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Parish of Inverleithen -- Sheet 14. No 5. Trace 6.

[Very faint note below Inverliethen Common:]
Should not [the definite]
article 'The' be prefixed

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