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List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
BRITISH LINEN COMPANY'S BANK British Linen Company's Bank
British Linen Company's Bank
Mr William Stuart, Manager
Mr Robert Stirling, Cashier
013 [Situation] About ΒΌ of A mile N.E. [North East] of the Church
A large house three storeys high on the East side of the North gate, with a small portion of wooded ground in front and large Vegetable garden in the rere Attached. The Southern end of the premises, is used as a bank, where the usual and general affairs of a BanKing establishment is carried on, and the Northern portion is occupied by the Manager Mr Stuart as his Private Residence. It is the property of the British Linen Company
Site of NORTH PORT [Peebles] North Port (Site of)
North Port (Site of)
Mr Frank Neilson
Mr William BlacKwood
013 [Situation] About 18 Chains N.E. [North East] of the Church
A place at the East end of Usher's Wynd where a gate was fixed through which access to the Town could only be gained by the North Side.



"If (Peebles) was surrounded by a wall to ward of sudden attacks of the Borders: and of this defence the line can still be easily traced in connection with ports or gates, as now indicated by the names, Northgate, Eastgate, and Port brae"
Chambers Guide to Peebles and Niegbourhood p 29 & 30

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Town of Peebles -- Sheet 6 Trace 1

"If (Peebles) was surrounded by a wall to ward of sudden
attacks of the Borders: and of this defence the line can still
be easily traced in connection with ports or gates, as now
indicated by the names, Northgate, Eastgate, and Port brae"
Chambers Guide to Peebles and Neigbourhood P [Page] 29 & 30

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