List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
Windy Sware
James Elliot Middleholm
David Kyle Braidley
038 [situation] On the boundary between Cavers and Castleton. A considerable hollow between Windy Edge and Swile Knowe
Shiel Knowe
James Elliot David Kyle 038 A small knowe on the farm of Braidley.
BARLEY BURN Barley Burn Barley Burn Barley Burn James Elliot David Kyle Estate map 038 [situation] From the junction of Sware and Little Yarn Sikes S. [South] to Crib Burn. A large stream flowing from the junction of Little Yarn Sike & Swire Sike & falling into Braidley Burn
QUEEN'S MIRE Queen's Mire
Queen's Mire
James Elliot David Kyle 038 [situation] To the N.E. [North East] of Winterlain Hill. A patch of wet ground on the farm of Braidley. Mary Queen of Scots is said to have foundered here when on a journey from Jedburgh to Hermitage Castle on a visit to Lord Bothwell, who was lying sick at the latter palace of wounds received from Jack of Park.

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Parish of Castleton Sheet 38 Trace 4

[signed] P McHugh Lce Corp [Lance Corporal] RE [Royal Engineers]

Transcriber's notes

Under Windy Sware the mode of spelling has been changed from Swire to Sware and a note added that Sware is the spelling hitherto adopted.

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