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Sheet 51 Plan 7 Parish of Elsdon

< List of Names
as written on the Plan
Various modes of
Spelling the same Names
Authority for those modes of
Situation Descriptive Remarks, or other
General Observations
which may be considered of Interest
Redesdale Cottage Redesdale Cottage Edward Lawson Esq About 47 chains NW A substantial stone edifice with suitable offices
Redesdale Cottage Mr Coulson of Bagraw adjoining the residence of Edward Lawson Esq
Redesdale Cottage Mr Dixon and property of Lord Redesdale
Redesdale Cottage McLauchlins Memoir & Plan of
(Watling Street)
CAMP Roman Camp McLauchlins Plan of Watling Street About 15 chains NW This is a space of ground partially enclosed by the
(Remains of) Roman Camp of Bagraw remains of a large earthen mound now very
Roman Camp much decayed with portions nearly obliterated
and other portions varying from one to three
feet above the present surface. For what purpose
or by whom this ancient enclosure was constructed Neither history nor
local tradition can furnish any information. It is now written on
the Trace McLauchlins’ plan of Watling Street being the only
authority for that can be obtained for its insertion thereon
Mr Lawson who has resided in Redesdale Cottage for nearly
30 years never heard of this object being considered as a Roman Camp
Edw. Gillespie
Sapper Royal Engineers

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