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OS1/24/19/49

List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
HABBIE'S HOW Habbie's Howe
Habbie's Howe
Mr Brown Newhall
Mr Hunter Carlops
002 [Situation] Along the River North Esk at the N E. [North East] end of Linton Ph [Parish]

A steep, thickly wooded and very picturesque Glen on the North side of the Parish of Linton, adjoining the County of Edinburgh through the Centre of which flows the North Esk, The Howe lies On both sides of the River. And is very much the resort of Pleasure Seekers and others. On account of the fame it has received from the Poet Ramsay, as it was here he laid the Scenee of the "Gentle Shepherd

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Sheet 2 No 15 -- Trace 1-- Parish of Linton

[Note] -- How, written without the final ,e, in conformity with an order formerly from O,M,O, [Ordnance Manuscripts Office]

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