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Other OS name in the Parish of Holme St Cuthbert


is a lonely farm on the edge of a moss . Near it rises Jordan Beck ( 6 ″ ) , with which we may possibly compare Jordan Burn ( Edinburgh ) . The names must be relatively modern . For such nicknames , v. infra Fan .