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Parish of Branxton
Sheet 10 No. 13 Trace 2

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Site of Branx Brigg Revd Robert Jones On Sheet "In several historical accounts of this Battle
Branx Brig Mr Rankin 10.13 Branx Brig is frequently mentioned as
Battle of Flodden, account of by R White being crossed by one division of the Earl of
Surrey’s army "en route" to Flodden Field
and is supposed to be the Bridge at which
the Scottish gunners directed their cannon
during the passage of the troops but were
ordered to desist by the Chivalric James in
order that he might give his enemies a fair field
no vestige of it now remains but the Site is
pointed out by those who can recollect it"
The Bog The Bog Revd Robert Jones On Sheets A long flat piece of ground in a hollow
Mr A Rankin 9.16 & to the north of Branxton ridge. it was
Account of the Battle of Flodden 10.13 until late years nearly covered with
water at all times but is now entirely
drained, it is also made mention of in the
accounts of the battle, as having compelled
the English army to advance in two divisions.
Branxton Plantation Branxton Plantation Revd Robert Jones On Sheet A strip of mixed wood extending
Mr A Rankin 13.4 from near Branxton Stead to the
William Robson Crookham top of Branxton Hill. it is the
property of J Collingwood Esqr of
Cornhill House
William Boyd CA

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