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List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
FRIARS' BRAE Friars Brae
Friars Brae
Mr Peter Roberts
Mr Waldie Linlithgow
003 [Situation] On S. [South] side of the town and East of Rivalds Green

A small arable eminence on the South side of the Town having derived its name from A Convent of White Friars having been at one time erected on it
FRIARS' WELL Friars Well
Friars Well
Fountain Head of Cross Well
Mr Peter Roberts
Mr Waldie Linlithgow
Mr Glen Town Clerk of Linlithgow
003 [Situation] On S. [South] side of the town & N [North] of Friars Brae

A well on Friars Brae where the inhabitants of the Convent used to get water from, it is now covered over with flags. and the water is conveyed from it through pipes to the Cross Well, from which circumstance it has got the name, 'Fountain Head of Cross Well

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