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Ettrick Ettrick (Ph) [Parish] Continued "Rankle Burn," another stream, rises also between the parishes of Ettrick and Eskdalmouir - It is celebrated by the song of the maid of Rankle Burn, and by tradition, for being the place where the ancient progenitors of the family of Buccleuch, first took up their residence - After passing in a direction similar to the "Tima", it falls into the Ettrick, opposite to the old grey dingy ruins of the tower of Tushielaw _
In the lonely vale of Rankle Burn, surrounded by a dense mass of hills, are the two forlorn farm steadings of the Buccleuchs - A deep ravine, near the road leading from them to Hawick, is pointed out as the place where the Buck was slain, and which gave, according to tradition, their name and title to the family of Buccleuch - A small crook, in the steepest

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