List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
WATCH KNOWE Watch Knowe James Sykes Shepherd Meggethead
John Johnston Shepherd Winterhopeburn
027 [Situation] Southern Extreme of Lyne Parish
A hill of a conical Shape on the farms of Winterhope and Birk Hill over which the County Boundary passes it is Situated South of Winterhope Burn. The Surface of which is Composed of Peat Moss, and on its Summit is a Trig [Trigonometrical] Station.
WINTERHOPE MOSS Winterhope Moss Johnsons Co. [County] Map
John Johnston Shepherd Winterhopeburn
James Sykes Meggethead
027 [Situation] About ¾ of A Mile N.E. [North East] of Watch Knowe
A large tract of Moss on the farm of Winterhope, it is Situated at the Head of Winterhopeburn south of Loch Craig Rig and is the property of the Earl of Wemyss.

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[Page signed] RD Kerr Captn RE [Captain Royal Engineers]
James Carpenter C. Asst. [Civilian Assistant] 30 Jany [January] 1857.

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