List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
Moat Hill Moat Hill
Moat Hill
Mr Walter Grieve Howden
Mr Walter Hume Middlestead
Mr Thomas Stewart Shepherd
The County Map
011.12 A prominent Hill lying to the South of the road leading from Selkirk to Ettrick it is covered with Rough Pasture, and receives its name, from a neighbouring height on which is a camp called in the locality by the name of "The Moat"
The Moat The Moat
James Riddle Hartwoodburn
Robert Hogg Hartwoodburn
James Chisholm Selkirk
County Map
011.12 A small Hill the summit of which is now covered by a small mixed plantation. the site of the alledged Camp. the flat area on the top is surrounded by an artificial embankment in some places quite distinct, that it is a Camp is strongly supported by local tradition, and it is said to be noticed by Sir Walter Scott in Tales of a Grandfather or in the Picture of Scotland

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Parish of Selkirk -- Sheet 11 No 12 -- Trace 3 -- Collected by Robert Young 2nd Corpl RE [2nd Corporal Royal Engineers]

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