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List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
NINESTONE RIG Ninestone Rig
Ninestone Rig
Ninestone Rig
Ninestone Rig
Blackwood,s Co. [County] Map.
Mr. Andrew Wilson, Surveyor.
Mr. Archibald Scott Game
James Elliot Middleholm
038.12 [Situation] On the East bank of Whitterhope Burn.
A ridge of hills feature of Considerable Amplitude
So named from the circumstance of Lord Soulis Once Proprietor of Hermitage Castle being boiled to death here in a pot of hot lead the spot where this diabolical act was perpetrated is marked by 9 stones,
DRY GUTTER Dry Gutter
Dry Gutter
James Elliot
Thomas Beattie, Whitterhopefoot
038.12 [Situation] East of Whitterhope Burn
A small stream rising on Ninestane Rig, & falling into Whitterhope Burn.
SUNDHOPE BURN Sundhope Burn
Sundhope Burn
James Elliot.
Andrew Rodger, Sundhope
038.12 [Situation] From 30 chains S.E. [South East] of Scaw'd Law - S.E. [South East] to Whitterhope Burn.
A large stream rising near Scawd Law & falling into Whitterhope Burn.

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Parish of Castleton
Plan 38.12 Trace 5.
[Signed] M. Donachie June 1857

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