List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
Cunzie Nook
Conyie Neuk
Mr Thomas White Grocer
Mr John Bathgate, Writer
Chamber's' Guide to Peebles
013 [Situation] N. [North] side of High St [Street] at South End of Northgate
This name applies to the East Corner of a house at present occupied by Mrs Adams Situated on the North side of the High Street at its junction with Northgate. It Supposed to have derived its name from the Circumstance of Money being at one time coined in the house
Site of DEAN'S GUTTER Dean's Gutter Site of
Dean's Gutter Site of
Mr William BlacKwood
Mr Robert Stirling
013 [Situation] In High Street About 12 Chains N.E. [North East] of the Church
This is the place where a small drain or gutter at one time crossed the high street, owing to improvements being made in the High Street the drain was filled up. It derived its name from its being close to the Dean's House It was at the North end of this gutter, adjoining the Causeway in front of Mr Veitch's Shop, where Provost DicKieson was found murdered, having eleven dirks left sticKing in his body, none of perpetrators of this murder were ever discovered.

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Town of Peebles -- Sheet 6 Supplementary Trace or Trace 4

Cunyie. A corner formed by the meeting of two right lines
Cunyie - Nuik. A very snug situation literally the corner of a corner
Jamison's Dictionary

"The house here referred to as the conye occupied a spot at the east end of the High Street north side and which has long been known as the Conyie Neuk - a designation not derived as some have thought from the house having once been a place of coining but more probably from the old Anglo French word Coigne a corner". Chambers Guide to Peebles p [page] 32

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