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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. A. Scott Gameguard,
Mr. James Beatty. Shepherd,
James Elliot, Middleholm
038.12 [Situation] To the East of Whitterhope Burn.
A ridge of high land of considerable length. derives name from Ninestones on it which marks the spot where Tradition says Lord Soulis was boiled to death in a caldron of hot lead.
Ninestones Rig seems to be the correct mode although not written so in the district.
WHITTERHOPE BURN Whiterope Burn
Whiterope Burn
Whiterope Burn
Whitreep
Whithope Burn.
Whitterhope Burn
Whitterhope Burn
Mr. A Scott (Gameguard)
Andrew Rogers Shepherd,
Mr. William Barton Shepherd
Pronunciation & Sometimes Whitter-ope,
Fullarton's Gazetteer of Scotland
James Elliot, Middleholm
Estate Documents
038.08 [Situation] from the East of Whitterhope Hass - S.W. [South West] to Hermitage Water
A rivulet which has its source on the West of Ninestone Rig and runs into Hermitage Water, Whitharehope Burn seems to be the correct mode it runs through a glen Hare from A. [Anglo] Saxon Haer, rough hence the white rough - glen burn appears to be the translation of the etymology,
Whitter Hope.- A place of meeting of the Border Rievers, where the men of Liddesdale and Liniatdale regale themselves before and after a forray on the English Border._
Probably a hearty draught of liquor formed their chief refreshment.
DRY GUTTER Dry Gutter
Dry Gutter
James Elliot._
Thomas Beattie, Whitterhopefoot
038.12 [Situation] East of Whitterhope Burn._
A small stream rising on Ninestones Rig & falling into Whitterhope burn.

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[Page] 69
Parish of Castleton
Plan 38.16. Trace 2.
[Whitterhope Burn] Whitter - a hearty draught of liquor - Dr. [Doctor] Jamieson's Dictionary
[Signed] M. Donohue
June 1857.

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