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Ale Water
Ale Water
Co [County] Map of 1837 (Mitchells).
Statistical Account of 1834,
Mark Sprot Esqr of Riddell
013.12; 013.15; 013.16; 014.05; 014.06 This river has its source in Alemoor and Shaw lakes and flowing from west to east through Ashkirk Parish, skirts Selkirk part of on the north, and flows for about 2 1/2 miles through Lilliesleaf Ph [Parish] to where it becomes the N. [North] boundary of the parish near Linthill, thence for about two miles between Bowden and Lilliesleaf parishes, when it enters Ancrum Parish and taking a Southerly course, passes Ancrum on the north, and taking a peculiar bend runs in a circuiton direction to where it discharges into the River Teviot about `1/2 a mile below Ancrum Village. The river abounds with trout and together with the beauty of its Scenery - has been long celebrated as affording abundant sport for the Angler.

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Parish of Lilliesleaf -- Sheet 13.16 Trace 1.
[Initialled] JMcC.

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