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List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
THE SHOGBOG The Shogbog
The Shogbog
The Shogbog
Mr Glen
J. Hardy Esq
Mr Henderson
001 [Situation] N.E. [North East] of "The Palace" & forming part of Linlithgow Loch
This was a Small portion of the loch N.E. [North East] of the Palace, and forming a small recess which was used as a landing place, & when the Water was low there remained a shaKing quagmire from which the name Arose - this has been Cleared away & a Very Neat harbour with sloping banks Made in its place -
THE GIANT'S GRAVE The Giants Grave
The Giants Grave
The Giants Grave
Mr Glen
Mr Henderson
J. Hardy Esq.
[Situation] Close to "The Palace" On the East Side
This is a huge grave liKe Ridge on the East Side of the Palace And supposed to have formed part of the OutworKs for the defense of the East Side, it is very [steep] on the E. W [East, West] & N, [North] terminating at the S. [South] end with a few feet of an elevation - Its likeness to the fo[rm] of a grave gave rise to the Name which is well Known -

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Town of Linlithgow -- 5 feet Sheet 1 Trace 4

Shog-bog. A deep mossy
puddle often that through
which a Spring taKes its Course
Covered with a Coating of Closely
matted grass sufficiently Strong
to Carry a light person who by giving a Shog
produces a Continual undulating motion. - Scottish Dicty. [Dictionary]

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