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List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
HOLYDEAN Holydean
Holydean
Holydean
Revd. [Reverend James Allerdyce, Bowden
John Scott, Schoolmaster - Bowden
John Renwick, Builder - Bowden
008.13 A two storied house with garden and offices houses attached situated on the farm of Holydean, the property of the Duke of Roxburghe - Tenant Mr. Robert Blackie.
HOLYDEAN CASTLE (Remains of) Holydean Castle (Remains of)
Holydean Castle (Remains of)
Holydean Castle (Remains of)
Revd. [Reverend] James Allerdyce, Bowden
John Scott - Bowden
John Renwick - Bowden
008.13 The remains of a Castle now converted into a farm Steading. at one time inhabited by Halbert Kerr, the progenitor of the Kerr family, and is now the property of the present Duke of Roxburgh
The only remains - Which appear on the S.E. [South East] Side of the present farm buildings- is the Original gateway, Bakehouse, and a portion of the Wall which inclosed the Castle.
HOBBIE KER'S WELL Hobbie Ker's Well
Hobbie Ker's Well
Hobbie Ker's Well
Revd. [Reverend] James Allerdyce, Bowden
John Scott, Bowden
John Renwick, Bowden
008.13 This name applies to a well of superior water. it is situated near the remains of Holydean Castle. on the farm of Holydean, the property of the Duke of Roxburghe. The inhabitants of the Castle, obtained water from this well by means of a rope and pulley - Which has Since been Superseded by a pump.

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Sheet 8 No. 13
Parish of Bowden
Described by Thomas Ratcliffe C/a [Civil assistant]

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