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Peeblesshire volume 19

Page List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks Continued entries/extra info Transcriber's notes
OS1/24/19/1 Names of Objects -- Pages Linton Ph [Parish] -- 3 Baddinsgill Burn -- 15 Cauldstane Slap -- 7 Cairn -- 9 Cloven Craig -- 11 Cairn Muir -- 13 & 17 Carlops Hill -- 39 Carlops T.P. [Turnpike] -- 42 Carlin's Loup -- 45 Carlops Burn -- 47 & 54 Carlops Bridge -- 47 Coal Burn -- 51 Drove Road -- Deerhope Rig -- 19 Deer Hope -- 24 East Cairn Hill -- 18 Fairliehope Burn -- 30 Fairliehope Hill -- 37 Fairlie Hope -- 38 Free Church -- 42 Fairliehope -- 44 Grain Heads -- 29 Glenmade Burn -- 33 Glaud's Yard -- 55 Henshaw Burn -- 19 Hareshaw -- 31 Hareshaw Syke -- 31 Habbie's How -- 49 Harbour Craig -- 52 Hodge's Knowe -- 53 Kittlyknowe -- 51 Kittly Knowe -- 51 Kittly Bridge -- 54 Lyne Water -- 20 Little Hill -- 28 Lynslie Burn -- 27 Lamb Rig -- 27 Linn Burn -- 39 Lonelybield -- 54 Muckle Knock -- 15 Mill Bridge -- 45 Mause's Tree -- 45 Monk's Haugh -- 56 Monkshaugh -- 56 North Esk Reservoir -- 23 North Esk Cottage -- 26 Pentland Hills -- 10 Peggy's Pool -- 50 Ravendean Burn -- 13 River North Esk -- 37 Ramsay Inn -- 44 Rogersrig -- 46 Roger's Rig -- 46 Scroggy Brae -- 46 Sandy Cave -- 50 Steel -- 55 The Mount -- 29 Turtle Bank -- 53 Turtlebank -- 53 The Steel -- 57 West Cairn Hill -- 6 White Craigs -- 12 Wolf Craigs -- 16 White Craig Hill -- 16 Wether Law -- 21 Wort Knowe -- 47
OS1/24/19/1 Drove Road -- see page 8.
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OS1/24/19/3 LINTON [parish] Linton (Ph [Parish] of) Linton (Ph [Parish] of) Linton (Ph [Parish] of) Linton (Ph [Parish] of) Linton (Ph [Parish] of) Linton (Ph [Parish] of) Linton (Ph [Parish] of) West West Linton Linton Sheriff's List of Parishes Chalmers Caledonia Old Stat Acct. [Statistical Account] V. [Volume] 1 Page 126 New Stat Acct. [Statistical Account] Fullarton's Gazetteer Johnston's County Map Oliver & Boyds Almanack Origines Parochiales Scotiae Armstrong's Co. [County] map 001 ; 002 ; 004 ; 005 ; 007 ; 008 [Situation] The N W [North West] end of the County of Peebles or Tweeddale A Parish in the County of Peebles bounded on the North, North East and North West by Edinburgh County on the East & South East by the Parish of Newlands on the South by Kirkurd and on the South West and west by the County of Lanark. its greatest length from Bore Stane in the North to the Confluence of the Dean Burn and Tarth Water on the South is about 10¼ Miles and its greatest breadth from East to West about 7½ Miles with a Superficial area of 25.400 Acres about 1/5 of which being Cultivated and under Wood while the Remainder is Uncultivated, but affording tolerable good pasturage for Sheep. the Turnpike Road from Edinburgh to Dumfries, by Biggar passes through it from what can be collected, from the different accounts published of this Parish very few matters worthy of engaging the attention of the Antiquarian has been brought to light -- The Market Town of Linton is the only place of Any Consequence in the Parish, where two fairs are held Yearly for the sale of Sheep which are well Attended Coal and Limestone Abound over a great part of it, a mineral Spring called "Heaven Aqua" resembling the [Continued on page 4]
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OS1/24/19/4 LINTON [Continued] Spa at Tunbridge rises on the side of the Town of Linton, the living of the Parish is in the gift of Earl Wemyss of Wemyss Castle, Haddingtonshire, There are no detached portions of this parish within any other parish nor are there portions of any other parish within this parish
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OS1/24/19/6 WEST CAIRN HILL See Name Sheets for Sheet 17 Six Inch Plans Co [County] Edinburgh
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OS1/24/19/7 CAULDSTANE SLAP Cauldstane Slap Cauldstane Slap Cauldstane Slap Cauldstane Slap R. Gordon Esq Halmyre House Thomas Kirkpatrick Cockitslane Johnston's Co. [County] map Armstrong's Co [County] map 001 [Situation] At the N W. [North West] Corner of the parish of Linton A large opening between the bases of West Cairn Hill and East Cairn Hill; the surface of which is Rocky Heathy, and Heathy Pasture; and through the centre of which runs the Drove Road.
OS1/24/19/7 [page] 7 Parish of Linton -- Sheet 1 No 12 -- Trace 1
OS1/24/19/8 DROVE ROAD Drove Road Drove Road R. Gordon Esq Halmyre House Thomas Kirkpatrick Cockitslane 001 [Situation] Extendending through the County of Peebles This road is well known and has the privilages of other Drove Roads. It extends from the north of Scotland, enters Peeblesshire at the Cauldstane Slap, passes through Linton and Peebles, and leaves the county near Blackhou [Blackhouse] Tower; and continues from that into Cumberland.
OS1/24/19/8 [page] 8 Parish of Linton -- Sheet 1 N. 12 -- Trace 1
OS1/24/19/8 Name lost in fold of page.
OS1/24/19/9 CAIRN [West Cairn Hill] Cairn (Ancient) Cairn (Ancient) R. Gordon Esqr Halmyre Thomas Kirkpatrick Cockitslane 001 [Situation] On West Cairn Hill The remains of a large Cairn rising about 4 feet above the level of the Surface of the hill (West Cairn Hill) and situated on its highest point. There is a trigl. [Trigonometrical] Station called Cairn Hill North on the top of the Cairn. Great part of this cairn has been removed for building purposes
OS1/24/19/9 [page] 9 Parish of Linton -- Sheet 1 No. 12 -- Trace 3
OS1/24/19/10 PENTLAND HILLS Pentland Hills Pentland Hills Pentland Hills R. Gordon Esqr Halmyre Thomas Kirkpatrick Cockitslane John Archibald Esqr Duddingston Castle Linlithgowshire 001 ; 004 ; 005 [Situation] Including the northern portion of the parish of Linton A large range of hills, extending from near Colinton in Edinburghshire, through the County of Peebles, to Easton in Lanarkshire. Their southern boundary extends from near Colinton, crossing the North Esk, a little above Carlops, along the southern bases of Carlops Hill and Mount Maw, crossing the Lyne Water a little above Stonypath farm house; along the soouthern base of Little King Seat, crossing the West Water a little above North Slipperfield; then extending along the southern bases of the Mount, and Northmuir Hill, till it crosses the Medwyn Water a little above Ferniehaugh farm house; where it enters the county of Lanark, and continues on to Easton.
OS1/24/19/10 [page] 10 Parish of Linton -- Sheet No. 12 -- Trace 1
OS1/24/19/11 CLOVEN CRAIG Cloven Craig Cloven Craig R. Gordon Esq Halmyre Alexander Dunlop Shepherd Hareshaw 001 [Situation] On West Cairn Hill A large Rock, that owes its name to the circumstance of being cloven in two. It is situated, close to the junction of the western boundary of Cairn Muir, and the County boundary; and on West Cairn Hill. The property of R. Gordon Esq. Halmyre This rock is one of the established points of the western boundary of Cairn Muir.
OS1/24/19/11 [page] 11 Parish of Linton -- Sheet 1 Plan 12 -- Trace 3.
OS1/24/19/12 WHITE CRAIGS White Craigs White Craigs R. Gordon Esq. Halmyre A. Dunlop Shepherd Hareshaw 001 [Situation] In the N w [North West] end of Linton Ph [Parish] A small eminence, the surface of which, is rock and Rocky Heathy Pasture it is situated on the farm of Cairnmuir. The property of R. Gordon Esq. Halmyre There is a small ridge, on the farm of Baddinsgill, that bears the same name.
OS1/24/19/12 [page] 12 Parish of Linton -- Sheet 1 Plan 12 -- Trace 2
OS1/24/19/13 CAIRN MUIR Cairn Muir Cairn Muir Cairn Muir Cairn Muir R. Gordon Esq Halmyre Alexander Dunlop Shepherd Hareshaw Armstrong's Co. [County] map Johnston's Co. [County] map 001 ; 005 [Situation] In the N W. [North West] end of Linton Ph [Parish] A large moorland district The property of Richard Gordon Esq. Halmyre
OS1/24/19/13 RAVENDEAN BURN Ravendean Burn Ravendean Burn R. Gordon Esq. Halmyre Alexander Dunlop Shepherd Hareshaw 001 [Situation] In the northern portion of the parish of Linton A small burn, its source is at the base of White Craigs. It runs from that in an easterly direction, till it joins the Lyne Water.
OS1/24/19/13 [page] 13 Parish of Linton -- Sheet 1 Plan 16 -- Trace 3
OS1/24/19/14 [page] 14 [Note] -- Little Hill -- See N. [Name] Sheets
OS1/24/19/15 MUCKLE KNOCK Muckle Knock Muckle Knock Knock R. Gordon Esqr Halmyre A. Dunlop Shepherd Hareshaw Armstrong's Co. [County] map 001 [Situation] In the northern portion of the parish of Linton A considerable eminence the surface of which is Heathy Pasture. On its summit stand a Trigl. [Trigonometrical] Station Called "Muckle Knock". It is situated on the Baddinsgill farm. The property of R. Gordon Esq. Halmyre
OS1/24/19/15 BADDINSGILL BURN Baddinsgill Burn Baddinsgill Burn Baddinsgill Burn Baddinsgill Burn Badensgill R. Gordon Esq Halmyre A. Dunlop Shepherd Hareshaw Johnston's Co. [County] map Armstrong's Co. [County] map New Stat. Acct [Statistical Account] of Peebleshire page 156 001 ; 004 ; 005 [Situation] In the northern portion of the parish of Linton A large burn, its source is at the base of West Cairn Hill. It runs from that in a South-easterly direction till it joins the Lyne Water, near Baddinsgill farm house.
OS1/24/19/15 [page] 15 Parish of Linton -- Sheet 1 Plan 16 -- Trace 6
OS1/24/19/16 WOLF CRAIGS Wolf Craigs Wolf Craigs Wolfield Craigs Wolfield Craigs R. Gordon Esq Halmyre Alexander Dunlop Shepherd Hareshaw Johnston's Co. [County] map Armstrong's Co. [County] map 001 [Situation] In the N W. [North West] end of the parish of Linton adjoining the boundary Some small precipitous rocks, on each side of the County boundary; they are situated a little to the South west of West Cairn Hill, and on the Baddinsgill farm. The property of Richard Gordon Esq. Halmyre. Tradition states that the last wolf seen in Scotland, was killed here.
OS1/24/19/16 WHITE CRAIG HILL White Craig Hill White Craig Hill R. Gordon Esq Halmyre Alexander Dunlop Shepherd Hareshaw 001 [Situation] In the N W. [North West] portion of the parish of Linton A small ridge, the surface of which is rocks, and Rocky Heathy Pasture. It is situated on Baddinsgill farm. The property of R. Gordon Esq. Halmyre. There is a hill on the adjoining farm of Cairnmuir that bears the same name.
OS1/24/19/16 [page] 16 Parish of Linton -- Sheet 1 Plan 16 -- Trace 4
OS1/24/19/17 CAIRN MUIR See Name Sheets for Sheet 1 No. 16
OS1/24/19/17 [page] 17 Parish of Linton -- Sheet 2 No. 5
OS1/24/19/18 EAST CAIRN HILL See Name Sheets for Sheet 17 Six Inch Co. [County] Edinburgh
OS1/24/19/18 [page] 18 Sheet 9 No.9 -- Trace 1
OS1/24/19/19 HENSHAW BURN Henshaw Burn Henshaw Burn Mr Riddell Farmer Baddinsgill Alexander Dunlop Shepherd Hareshaw 002 [Situation] In the north side of the Ph [Parish] of Linton A small burn, its source is at the base of Wedder Law. It runs from that in an easterly direction, till it joins the North Esk.
OS1/24/19/19 DEERHOPE RIG Deerhope Rig Deerhope Rig Mr Ridddell Farmer Baddinsgill Alexander Dunlop Shepherd Hareshaw 002 [Situation] In the northern end of the Ph [Parish] of Linton A middling sized ridge, extending from Wedder Law, to the North Esk; the Surface of which is Heathy Pasture. It is situated on the farm of Fairliehope.
OS1/24/19/19 [page] 19 Parish of Linton -- Sheet 2 -- Plan 9 -- Trace 3
OS1/24/19/20 LYNE WATER See Name Sheets for Sheet 8 No. 2 Newlands Ph. [Parish]
OS1/24/19/20 [page] 20 Sheet 2 No. 9 -- Trace 4 & 5
OS1/24/19/21 WETHER LAW Wether Law Wether Law Wether Law R. Gordon Esq r Halmyre Mr Hunter Surveyor Carlops H Brown Esqr Newhall Estate Map 002 [Situation] In the North end of the Ph [Parish] of Linton A large hill, the surface of which is heathy pasture, situated between East Cairn Hill, and Deer Hope. There is a Trigl. [Trigonometrical] Station on its summit called "Wetherlaw" The property of Richard Gordon Esqr Halmyre. This hill owes its name to the circumstance of male sheep being driven there to feed, the wethers are always kept on high ground, being more hardy than gimmers (female sheep) which are always kept in sheltered places.
OS1/24/19/21 [page] 21 Parish of Linton -- Sheet 2 No 9 -- Trace 6
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OS1/24/19/23 NORTH ESK RESERVOIR North Esk Reservoir North Esk Reservoir Mr Hunter (Surveyor) Carlops John Lockey shepherd Fairliehope 002 [Situation] At the N E [North East] Side of the parish of Linton A large sheet of water On the boundary between the Counties of Edinburgh and Peebles, near the source of the North Esk. It was made for the purpose of supplying the different Mills on the banks of the North Esk from there to Dalkeith with water. in dry seasons or when theres not a sufficient supply to be found in the river for such a purpose The greatest depth of water at the front of the embankment is 52 feet, And is not allowed to decrease lower than 20 feet, less the fish which abound in great numbers in the Reservoir would be destroyed. The Reservoir was made under the Superintendance of the Messrs Stephenson. (Engineers) and is the property of the North Esk Reservoir Company
OS1/24/19/23 [page] 23 Parish of Linton -- Sheet 2 No. 10 -- Trace 2
OS1/24/19/24 DEER HOPE Deer Hope Deer Hope Mr Hunter Carlops John Lockey Fairleyhope 002 [Situation] In the N E [North East] end of the parish of Linton A large glen at the bases of the Mount And Deerhope Rig And extends along the North side of Mount towards the Reservoir a small stream runs through the bottom of the Howe. w [which] has got no name
OS1/24/19/24 [page] 24 Parish of Linton -- Sheet 2 No 10 -- Trace 2
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OS1/24/19/26 NORTH ESK COTTAGE North Esk Cottage North Esk Cottage H. Brown Esqr Newhall Mr Hunter Surveyor Carlops 002 [Situation] At the South end of the North Esk Reservoir A small house one story high, and in good repair. The property of the Water Company and occupied by keeper of the North Esk Reservoir
OS1/24/19/26 [page] 26 Parish of Linton -- Sheet 2 No 10 -- Trace 2
OS1/24/19/27 LYNSLIE BURN Lynslie Burn Lynslie Burn Alexander Dunlop Hareshaw Mr Allan Fairliehope 002 [situation] In the N E [North East] portion of Linton A mountain Stream which rises a little N. E. [North East] of the hill called Lamb Rig. And flows in a S.W. [South West] direction to its junction with the Lyne Water
OS1/24/19/27 LAMB RIG Lamb Rig Lamb Rig Alexander Dunlop Hareshaw Mr Allan Fairliehope 002 ; 004 [Situation] In the northern portion of the parish of Linton A heathy ridge or hill of an oblong Shape, situated on the Estate of Cairnmuir, the property of Mr Gordon, W.S. [Writer to the Signet] Edinburgh
OS1/24/19/27 [page] 27 Sheet 2 No 13 -- Trace 2 -- Ph [Parish] of West Linton
OS1/24/19/28 LITTLE HILL Little Hill Little Hill R. Gordon Esqr Halmyre Mr Thomas Kirkpatrick Cockitslane 002 [Situation] About ½ Mile N.W. [North West] from Hareshaw A small heathy hill near Cauldstane Slap on the Estate of R Gordon Esqr of Halmyre.
OS1/24/19/28 [page] 28 Parish of Linton -- Sheet 2 No 13 -- Trace 1
OS1/24/19/29 GRAIN HEADS Grain Heads Grain Heads Mr Allan Fairliehope Mr Dunlop Hareshaw 002 [Situation] In the northern portion of the parish of Linton This name is applied to a Portion of the heathy ridge adjoining the "Mount" and on the farm of Fairliehope This Spot is So called from a number of Grains or Small mountain Streams having their Source here.
OS1/24/19/29 THE MOUNT The Mount The Mount The Mount Mount Mount Mr Allan Fairliehope Mr Somerville Carlops Mr Dunlop Hareshaw Armstrong's Co. [County] map Johnston's Co. [County] map 002 [Situation] In the northern portion of the parish of Linton A heathy ridge, of Considerable Altitude, Partly on the farm of Fairliehope And Partly on the Estate of Cairnmuir
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OS1/24/19/30 FAIRLIE HOPE BURN Fairlie Hope Burn Fairlie Hope Burn Mr Somerville Carlops Mr Allan Fairliehope 002 [Situation] In the N E [North East] portion of the parish of Linton A Small Stream which rises at Grain Heads and flows in a S. E. [South East] direction to it's Junction with the River North Esk near the farm-house of Fairliehope
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OS1/24/19/31 HARESHAW Hareshaw Hareshaw Hareshaw Hareshaw Mr Allan Fairliehope Mr Dunlop Occupier Armstrong's Co. [County] map Johnston's Co. [County] map 002 [Situation] On the east side of Lyne Water in the northern portion of the parish of Linton A dwelling house with offices and garden attached, the residence of Mr Alexander Dunlop, Shepherd on the Estate of Cairnmuir. Proprietor - Mr Gordon of Cairnmuir
OS1/24/19/31 HARESHAW SYKE Hareshaw Syke Hareshaw Syke Mr Allan Fairliehope Mr Dunlop Hareshaw 002 [Situation] Runs into Lyne Water at about two chains SSW [South South West] of Hareshaw A Small stream which rises on the Muir near the Drove Road & falls into the Lyne Water near Hareshaw
OS1/24/19/31 [page] 31 Sheet 2 No 13 -- Trace 4 -- Parish of West Linton
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OS1/24/19/33 GLENMADE BURN Clochmount Burn Clochmount Burn Glenmade Burn Glenmade Burn Glenmade Burn Mr Dunlop Shepherd Hareshaw Mr Allan Fairliehope Alexander Dunlop Shepherd Hareshaw Samuel Fleming Farmer Wakefield John Ireland Shepherd Baddinsgill 002 [Situation] Runs into Lyne Water, about 16 Chains SE [South East] of Hareshaw A Small Stream rising from Springs on the Slopes of Mount Maw, and flowing in a westerly direction to its junction with the Lyne Water, near Hareshaw.
OS1/24/19/33 [page] 33 Sheet 2 No.13 -- Trace 5 -- Parish of West Linton
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OS1/24/19/37 FAIRLIEHOPE HILL Fairliehope Hill Fairliehope Hill Mr Allan Fairliehope Mr Dunlop Hareshaw 002 [Situation] In the N. [North] Eastern part of the ph [parish] of Linton A heathy ridge of gradual ascent, Situated on the farm of that name -- the property of Mr Cameron of Edinburgh
OS1/24/19/37 RIVER NORTH ESK See Common Name Book Co [County] Edinburgh
OS1/24/19/37 [page] 37 Sheet 2 No. 14 -- Trace 2 -- Parish of West Linton
OS1/24/19/38 FAIRLIE HOPE Fairlie Hope Fairlie Hope Mr Dunlop Hareshaw Mr Hunter Carlops 002 [Situation] From about ½ mile to about 1 1/8 miles NW. [North West] of Carlops A Sloping hollow between two Eminences on the farm of Fairliehope - Through it flows a Small rivulet known as "Fairliehope Burn
OS1/24/19/38 [page] 38 Parish of Linton -- Sheet 2 No. 14 -- Trace 1 & 2
OS1/24/19/39 CARLOPS HILL Carlops Hill Carlops Hill Carlops Carlips Mr Dunlop Hareshaw Mr Allan Fairlie Hope Ainslies Map of Scotland Armstrong's Co. [County] map 002 ; 005 [Situation] A few chains west of the village of Carlops A heathy hill of Considerable Size on the Farm of that name. It is on the estate of Newhall immediately adjoining the Village of Carlops. This Eminence forms part of the Scenery of Allan Ramsay's "Gentle Shepherd" -- Proprietor, Mr Brown, Newhall.
OS1/24/19/39 LINN BURN See Name Sheets for Sheet 5 No 2
OS1/24/19/39 [page] 39 Sheet 2 No 14 -- Trace 3 -- Parish of West Linton
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OS1/24/19/42 FREE CHURCH [Carlops] Free Church Free Church Revd. [Reverend] John Simpson Minister Mr James Mitchell Ramsay Inn 002 [Situation] In the South Side of Carlops village This Church is in the Village of Carlops, and is for the Convenience of Members of the Free Church residing in the adjoining parish of Penney Cuick as well as for those in West Linton. It wall built in 1850 and is seated for 200, the number of sitters is 100, and that of Communicants 60. The present minister the Revd. [Reverend] John Simpson.
OS1/24/19/42 CARLOPS T.P. Carlops T. B. [Toll Bar] Carlops T. B. [Toll Bar] Mr Lewis Collector Mr James Mitchell Ramsay Inn 002 [Situation] At the north of the village of Carlops This Bar is at the extremity of the County, the income with a dwelling house is let by Auction. The present Collector is Mr Lewis.
OS1/24/19/42 [page] 42 Parish of West Linton -- Sheet 2 -- Plan 14 -- Trace 4
OS1/24/19/43 CARLOPS Carlops Carlops Carlops Carlops Carlops Revd. [Reverend] John Simpson Free Church Mr James Mitchell Ramsay Inn Mr Finlay Rodgersrig Valn. [Valuation] Roll of Co. [County] New Stat. Acct. [Statistical Account] 002 [Situation] In the N E [North East] portion of the village of Linton This is a village close to the County boundary, and distant 13 miles from Edinburgh. It consists of rows of Cottages on each side of the road. These Cottages vary in height and all have garden ground attached; and are generally the property of the occupiers, being built on feus from the Estate of Newhall. The inhabitants are employed in the Coal pits and lime works in the neighbourhood In the Village is a Free Church; there is also a school; and besides the Ramsay Inn is one public house. To the east of the Village on the North Esk is assigned the scene of the "Gentle Shepherd", 'Habbie's Howe'.
OS1/24/19/43 [page] 43 Parish of West Linton -- Sheet 2 -- Plan 14 -- Trace 4
OS1/24/19/44 FAIRLIEHOPE Fairliehope Fairliehope Fairliehope Fairliehope Fairliehope Mr Allan Tenant Mr James Mitchell Ramsay Inn Johnston's Co. [County] map Armstrong's Co. [County] map Valn. [Valuation] Roll of Co. [County] 002 [Situation] 45 chains NW [North West] of Carlops village This is a farm steading with dwelling house and garden on the hill of the Same name, occupied by Mr Allan, farmer, Patie's Hill. The proprietor is Mr Cameron, Edinburgh.
OS1/24/19/44 RAMSAY INN [Carlops] Ramsay Inn Ramsay Inn Mr James Mitchell Tenant Mr Lewis Carlops Toll Bar 002 [Situation] Near the Central part of Carlops village This Inn, deriving its name from the poet Ramsay - Author of the 'Gentle Shepherd'. is situated in the Village of Carlops. It is a large building with stabling and other offices. The present tenant is Mr James Mitchell and the proprietor is Mr Veitch, Edinburgh
OS1/24/19/44 [page] 44 Parish of West Linton -- Sheet 2 -- Plan 14 -- Trace 4
OS1/24/19/45 MILL BRIDGE Mill Bridge Mill Bridge Mill Bridge Bridge Hugh Brown Esq Newhall House Mr William Finlay Rogersrig Mr Hunter Carlops Armstrong's Co. [County] map 002 [Situation] About 42 chains ENE [East North East] of Carlops village This is a one arched bridge over the Esk, as it enters Habbie's Howe, and so named from a Mill which was near it, now removed.
OS1/24/19/45 CARLIN'S LOUP Carline's Loup Carline's Loup Carline's Loup H. Brown Esq Newhall House Mr Finlay Rogersrig Mr Hunter Carlops 002 [Situation] near the south end of Carlops village This name applies to two Steep rocks including the space between them. one of them is about 50 ft high and of remarkable appearance and had been used as a Quarry for the quarrying of road metal. Tradition reports that this place was a resot of witches or Carlins in former times.
OS1/24/19/45 MAUSE'S TREE Mause's Tree Mause's Tree Mause's Tree H Brown Esq. Newhall House Mr Finlay Rogersrig Mr Hunter Carlops 002 [Situation] About 9 chains east of the Free church of Carlops This is the 'blasted tree' mentioned in the Prologue, Act 2 Scene 2, Gentle Shepherd. And is an ash, old and withered.
OS1/24/19/45 [page] 45 Parish of Linton -- Sheet 2 -- Plan 14 -- Trace 3 [Note] -- Carlin or Carling. An old woman, a witch etc, -- Jamieson's Dictionary See extract in Name sheets for Sheet 5 No. 2 pages 12 & 13 See the name Carlins Loup in page 15 of the same Book For part of this object see adjoining plan
OS1/24/19/46 ROGERSRIG Rogersrig Rogersrig Rogersrig Mr William Finlay Tenant Mr Hunter Carlops H. Brown Esq. Newhall Ho. [House] 002 [Situation] About 14 chains E by N. [East by North] of Carlops village This is a farm steading with dwelling house and garden occupied by Mr William Finlay and the property of Hugh Brown Esq. Newhall House.
OS1/24/19/46 ROGER'S RIG Roger's Rig Roger's Rig Roger's Rig Mr Finlay Mr Hunter H. Brown Esq. 002 [Situation] About 3/8 mile NE by E [North East by East] of Carlops village Roger's farm was part of the present farm of the same name and extended from the Esk to the farm steading.
OS1/24/19/46 SCROGGY BRAE Scroggy Brae Scroggy Brae Scroggy Brae H Brown Esq Mr Hunter Mr Finlay 002 [Situation] At the NW [North West] side of Roger's Rig along the River North Esk This name is given to a broken part of the bank on the South side of the Esk near Rogersrig.
OS1/24/19/46 [page] 46 Parish of Linton -- Sheet 2 -- Plan 14 -- Trace 5
OS1/24/19/47 WORT KNOWE Wort Knowe Wort Knowe Wort Knowe Hugh Brown Esq Newhall House Mr Hunter Carlops William Finlay Rogersrig 002 [Situation] 13 chains E. [East] of the Free church in the village of Carlops This is a small eminence in a field South of Rogersrig. of which nothing is known but the name.
OS1/24/19/47 CARLOPS BURN Carlops Burn Carlops Burn Carlops Burn H Brown Esq Mr Hunter Mr Finlay 002 [Situation] Passing at the South side of Carlops Hill & a few chains South of the village of Carlops This stream rises in the Carlops Hill, flows by the Village of Carlops, and falls into the Harlawmuir Burn near Harbour Craig.
OS1/24/19/47 [page] 47 Parish of Linton -- Sheet 2 -- Plan 14 -- Trace 5
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OS1/24/19/49 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
OS1/24/19/49 [page] 49 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]
OS1/24/19/50 PEGGY'S POOL Peggy's Pool Peggy's Pool Mr Brown Newhall Mr Hunter Carlops 002 [Situation] In the River North Esk near the west end of Habbie's How A small pool in the river Esk at the top of which is a small waterfall. where the two Young women, Peggy and Jenny, mentioned in the Gentle Shepherd used to go for the Purpose of bathing
OS1/24/19/50 SANDY CAVE Sandy Cave Sandy Cave Mr Browne Newhall Mr Hunter Carlops 002 [Situation] About 10 chains NNE [North North East] of Turtlebank A sandstone Rock on the South side of the Esk in which there is a cave which is said to be a Natural One, the cave is very irregularly formed and is about 8 feet broad by about 18 or 20 feet long. A person would suppose it to be artificially made as the rock being of such a Sandy nature that it could be very easily bored through
OS1/24/19/50 [page] 50 Parish of Linton -- Sheet 2 No 15 -- Trace 1
OS1/24/19/51 KITTLYKNOWE Kittlyknowe Kittlyknowe Mr Brown Newhall Mr Hunter Carlops 002 [Situation] 25 chains SW. [South West] of Turtlebank A small thatched farm house one storey high with offices and farm of land attached occupied by John Russell and property of Mr Brown Newhall
OS1/24/19/51 KNOWE Kittly Knowe Kittly Knowe Mr Brown Newhall Mr Hunter Carlops 002 [Situation] A few chains SE [South East] of Turtlebank A long ridge of land lying between Turtle Bank and the Coal Burn It had been formerly covered with heath but is now for the most part reclaimed
OS1/24/19/51 COAL BURN Coal Burn Coal Burn Mr Brown Newhall Mr Hunter Carlops 002 ; 005 [Situation] Runs into Harlawmuir Burn about 20 chains ESE [East South East] of Turtlebank A small stream on the South side of Kittly Bank which flows in an Easterly direction till it joins the Harlawmuir Burn at the Harbour Craig. It has derived its name from the number of Coalpits which has been Sunk near to it at different times
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OS1/24/19/52 HARBOUR CRAIG Harbour Craig Harbour Craig Harbour Craig Harbour Craig Mr Brown Newhall Mr Hunter Carlops New Stat. Acct.[Statistical Account] Johnston's Co. [County] map 002 [Situation] 19 Chains SE by E [South East by East] of Turtlebank A bare Rock on the South side of the Coal Burn near its junction with Harlawmuir Burn, the perpendicular height of which is about 30 feet. It was to this place the Covenanters retreated after the battle of the Pentlands it being in such a lonely and unfrequented Place, and from which, those that were most Zealous in the Cause used to Preach to and Harangue their followers The dates 1662 & 1666 are cut on the rock and among the multitude of initials & names cut thereon none Stands so Conspicuous as the Name J. Giffard,
OS1/24/19/52 [page] 52 Parish of Linton -- Sheet 2 No 15 -- Trace 1 "In the vicinity of Carlops immediately opposite to Newhall House on the southern bank of the Esk there is a place Called Harbour Craig which is a freestone projecting rock over a deep hollow glen formed by the precipitous banks of two Streams which here empty themselves in the Esk. On this dreary and secluded spot tradition States that the Covenanters Sat down after their defeat at the battle of Pentland and there found a temporary refuge in the fastness of this Sequestered valley which perhaps afterwards received the name which it still bears from the shelter which it gave to the furgitives on this occasion On the rock there is still to be seen the initials of some of them together with the date of the period when they took up their abode in this solitude and for sometime undisturbed by their enemies performed those religious services to which they were devoted and cheerfully suffered, the loss of all things" -- New Stat. Acct [Statistical Account] of Co. [County] Peebles, page 157-8
OS1/24/19/53 TURTLE BANK Turtle Bank Turtle Bank Turtle Bank Mr Brown Newhall Isaac Lawrie Turtlebank Johnston's Co. [County] map 002 [Situation] Between Carlops Burn &. the River North Esk A Ridge of arable land on the South side of Habbies Howe extending from near Kittly Bridge to Hodges Knowe
OS1/24/19/53 TURTLEBANK Turtlebank Turtlebank Mr Brown Newhall Isaac Lawrie Turtlebank 002 [Situation] On the north side of Carlops Burn & on the Southern side of the eminence of Turtle Bank A Farm house One storey high with Farm offices and small farm attached occupied by Isaac Lawrie and property of Mr Brown Newhall
OS1/24/19/53 HODGE'S KNOWE Hodge's Knowe Hodge's Knowe Mr Brown Newhall Isaac Lawrie Turtlebank 002 [Situation] About ¼ mile ENE [EastNorth East] of Turtlebank A small Knowe at the East end of Turtle Bank, It is said to have derived its name from a Person of the name of Hodge to whom it at one time belonged
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OS1/24/19/54 LONELYBIELD Lonelybield Lonelybield Mr Brown Newhall Isaac Lawrie Turtlebank 002 [Situation] ¼ mile ENE [East North East] of Turtlebank A small thatched Cottage with vegetable garden and a few acres of land attached occupied by Alexander Farquharson and property of Mr. Brown Newhall
OS1/24/19/54 CARLOPS BURN Carlops Burn Carlops Burn Mr Brown Newhall Mr Hunter Carlops 002 [Situation] Runs into Harlawmuir Burn near Lonely Bield A small stream which rises at or near the Village of Carlops and runs in an Easterly direction till it joins the Harlawmuir Burn at Lonely bield
OS1/24/19/54 KITTLY BRIDGE Kittly Bridge Kittly Bridge Killy Bridge Mr Brown Newhall Mr Hunter Carlops Johnston's Co. [County] map 002 [Situation] About 23 chains SW by W [South West by West] of Turtlebank A Stone Bridge of one Arch erected across the Carlops Burn nearby Kittly Knowe It is so named on account of it being rather dangerous for p [persons] to walk on a stick which was placed there previous to the Bridge being built
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OS1/24/19/55 STEEL Steel Steel Mr J White Tenant Hugh Brown Esq Newhall Ho. [House] 002 [Situation] 33 chains east of Turtlebank This is a small farm steading with a dwelling house and gardens occupied by Mr Thomas White, and the property of Hugh Brown Esq Newhall House. Tradition places Symon's Onstead here.
OS1/24/19/55 GLAUD'S YARD Glaud's Yard Glaud's Yard Glaud's Yard H Brown Esq T White John Watson 002 [Situation] 45 chains NE by E [North East by East] of Turtlebank This was only a detached portion of Glaud's farm -- his square and adjuncts being on the north side of the river.
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OS1/24/19/56 MONK'S HAUGH Monk's Haugh Monk's Haugh Monk's Haugh Hugh Brown Esq Newhall Ho. [House] John Watson Monkshaugh Mr Hunter Carlops 002 [Situation] About 5/8 mile ENE [East North East] of Turtlebank This is a small piece of land - so named from being the scene of a skirmish between the royalists and a few of Monks Soldiers, whilst the General was living in Dalkeith Palace.
OS1/24/19/56 MONKSHAUGH Monkshaugh Monkshaugh Monkshaugh John Watson Hugh Brown Esq Mr Huter [Hunter] 002 [Situation] At the north end of Monks Haugh This is a small farm steading, with the haughs on the rivers edge attached and occupied by Mr John Watson -- H Brown Esq. is proprietor. This formed part of the buildings of a bleechfield - which after being carried on for a year or two, ended in failure about 20 years ago.
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OS1/24/19/57 THE STEEL The Steel The Steel H. Brown Esqr Newhall Mr Hunter Surveyor Carlops 002 [Situation] In the NE [North East] end of Linton Parish A small eminence, in the shape of a ridge, the surface of which is arable; on the highest point of which stands the farm house called Steel. The property of Hugh Horatio Brown Esqr. of Newhall.
OS1/24/19/57 [page] 57 Parish of Linton -- Sheet 2 No 15 -- Trace 2 [signed] R D Kerr CaptRE [Captain, Royal Engineers] 26th June 1856 -- [signed] Jas. Carpenter C. Asst. [Civilian Assistant] 23d June 1856
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OS1/24/19/59 [page] 59 OS1/24/19 19 [stamped] ORDNANCE SURVEY M.S. [MANUSCRIPT] STORE -- 5 MAR 1897 -- SOUTHAMPTON NAME BOOK. Co. [COUNTY] PEEBLES SHEET 1. No. 12, 15, & 16. SHEET 2. No. 5,6,9,10,13,14 &.15. PARISH OF LINTON