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Sheet 87 Plan 12 Trace 4 Parish of Newburn

< 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
Dewley Hill Dewley Hill Mr Glover 17 Chains west of This evidently is an artificial Hil[l]
(Tumulus) Dewley Hill Mr Headley Tommy Pit the shape is exactly that of a larg[e]
Dewley Hill Mr Jefferson Basin or Bowl turned upside do[wn]
Dewley Hill Horsley’s Hist. of Roman Antiquities probably it is a British Barro[w]
Dewley Hill Mackenzie’s History or Tumulus; and by some is supposed
to contain the ashes of some of the ear[ly]
"The tumuli named Dewly law was British Kings, his Grace the Duke of
"highly curious, and appeared like the ruins Northumberland has in contemplation
"of a quarry." Mackenzie’s History the idea of opening it which may clear
up the mystery respecting it,locall[y]
this name is pronounced Deafley
Hill, Horsley mentions it as a very
remarkable Tumulus
It is best known as Dewley Hill
Bogs Bogs Mr Glover 14 Chains East A number of fields covered
Bogs Mr Headley of Cross Pit with rough Marshy Grass
Bogs Mr Jefferson

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Transcribed by PF and PT

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