List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
WHITE KNOWE White Knowe 012 See Name Sheets for plan Sheet 12. No. 16 Ph. [Parish] of Manor.
SITE OF TOWER Site of Old Tower Mr Sanderson Easter Dalwick
Mr Alexander Easter Happrew
012 [Situation] About 10 Chains North from Easter Dalwick.
This is the site of an old Tower which is supposed to have been erected here in Ancient times a watch or signal tower. On the top of which fires used to be lit in order to apprise Oliver Castle which Stands farther up the Tweed of any invasion or enemy proceeding towards it from that direction.

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Parish of Stobo Sheet 12 No. 16 Trace 4

"The manor of Happrew (which together with Lyne and Megget
is rated in the tax of the Shire at £20 of old extent, belonged at the end
of the 13th Century to the Frazers. It had an old tower house and
at Drevah which was part of the Bishop's manor there was
another place of defence" - Origines Parochials Scotiae Vol I p. [page] 200
"There were such Castellated Strengths at East Happrew at
East Dawick and at Dreva in Stobo." - Chalmers Caledonia

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