List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
Wooden Dean
Wooden Dean
Robert Darling Esq. Broomlands.
Mr Archibald. Broomlands.
Mr Cockburn. Hendersyde Park.
New Statistical Account.
010.05 This name applies to a romantic Glen, or ravine. having abrupt and in some instances almost perpendicular Sides - it is closely planted with wood and of considerable. Geological interest -
Entering upon the Burn a little above the point of Confuence, you first meet with Sandstone, shales, and marl-limestones, similar to those on the banks of the river - On reaching, however, the point where the ravine begins to assume a Glen-like character, a conglomerate rocK of a darK brown colour maKes its appearance, which, though very much resembling the old red sandstone, proves on examination to be trap tuff, very much decomposed, and fast crumbling down into gravel and Soil - This trap tuff - which in a basis of clay - contains nodules of Sandstone, claystone, porphyry, heavy spar &c. is traceable up the bed of the Stream for more than a 100 yards when it is succeeded by a dark blue Compact basalt
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Parish of Kelso -- Sheet 10.5.
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