List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
COCKBURN'S CASTLE (Remains of) Cockburn's Castle (Remains of)
Cockburn's Castle (Remains of)
James McCall Henderland
Adam Dalgliesh Craigierig
025 [Situation] About ¼ mile N W [North West] by N. [North] of Henderland
A little to the South of Henderland is the "Site of Cockburn Castle" the Supposed residence and place of execution of the freebooter (Cockburn) during the Reign of James the first. The property of Lord Murray Henderland.
COCKBURN'S TOMBSTONE Cockburn's Grave James McCall Henderland
Adam Dalgliesh Craigierig
025 [Situation] About 12 Chains N W [North West] by N. [North] of Henderland
Quite close to the Castle is a Small plantation & on it is the Tombstone of Cockburn

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Here (Megget) stood the tower of Piers Cockburn a noted freebooter
who was hanged over his own gateway by order of James V in the course of his
Judiciary Mid 1529. Piers was buried in a spot called the Chapel Knowe
which was flouted and melosed a few years ago by the late Mr Murray
of Henderland. A style in the wall gives access to the tomb. Over the grave is
a slab on which is carved the figure of a Sword of Justice and some other emblems
with the inscription "Here lyis perys of Cokburne and hys wyfe Mariory". Chambers Guide to Peebles.

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