List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
Bridge of Offers Bridge of Offers R. G. Moir Esqr. Leckie
Revd [Reverend] John Stark
Mr William Jamieson Schoolmaster
Statistical Account
009.16 This name applies to what is now only a ford across the Forth about half a mile above the suspension Bridge. It is supposed to have been made by Wallace, for the purpose of crossing his troops over the Forth, and was never anything more than a heap of Stones in the center of the river; between which and each bank were laid logs of wood thus forming a rude bridge, but which was inevitably washed away by the first flood. It was used by the natives in this neighbourhood up to the time of building the suspension bridge, for the purpose of carting the peats from Kincarding Moss, and after the peat season was past the bridge was removed until the following season with the exception of one plank which was left for foot passengers; this plank was tied by one end to a stake at
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