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Military Road Military Road Continued These three strengths were connected, by a Military Road of a singular Kind; which runs from the strength on Cauldshiels Hill, South south East, nearly three miles, to the Post of Rowchester; and from it, South East, a mile & a Half to the Camp of Blackchester - This Military Road was mentioned by Milne, in 1743, and by the Minister of Bowden lately - It is described, by Mr Kinghorn, who surveyed it, in 1803, as being in general, about 40 feet broad, but in some places 50, where the uneveness of the ground Caused such a breadth - It was plainly formed, by scooping the earth from the sides, an operation which left the middle high; there is a ditch on each side, from 12 to 28 feet wide, whence the earth

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Parish of Bowden
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