List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
Site of ORMISTON TOWER Ormiston Tower (Site of)
Ormiston Tower (Site of)
William Chambers Esqr Glenormiston
Mr John Watt Gamekeeper Glenormiston
014 [Situation] About 5 Chains North of Glenormiston House

This was one of the ancient feudal residence and was one of the places of strength erected for the protection of the Border there is now a large garden on the place where it formerly stood, the property of William Chambers Esqr Glenormiston

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Parish of Inverleithen -- Sheet 14 - 13 -- Trace 1 and 4

[Note] -- At Ormiston is also a peel-house now in ruins. It is said the feather of a bird will frighten
a flock. In assurance of the old adage I shall here expose a lasting effigy of that
notorious in human Shape Murdieson who with his guilty Colleague Millar purloined
the property of many to Satisfy an innate thirst for malicious avarice till justice
sacrificed them to an ignominous death" -- Armstrongs Compn [Companion] to his map page 47

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