NS4481 : The Finland Burn at Red Brae

near to Blairquhomrie, West Dunbartonshire, Great Britain

The Finland Burn at Red Brae
The Finland Burn at Red Brae
As mentioned in NS4480 : Valley of a tributary of Finland Burn, the Finland Burn appears to be the "Burn of Mewy" of the Pont/Blaeu map, where it is shown to have its source near "Standingstoppe", now known as the Hill of Standing Stones ( LinkExternal link ). The burn is shown, but not named, on Roy's Military Survey of Scotland (1740s-50s).

[The OS Object Name Books give "Merkins Burn" as an alternative name for the Finland Burn. On the early-nineteenth-century "Plan of Dumbarton Muir", it is called Fingland Burn.]

This photograph shows the burn flowing through an area that is, on OS maps from the first-edition onwards, called Red Brae (see also NS4481 : The Finland Burn). Part of the Campsie Hills can be seen straight ahead, in the distant background.
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2011
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Friday, 15 April, 2011   (more nearby)
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Thursday, 21 April, 2011
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Rivers, Streams, Drainage 
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Campsie Hills 
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Burn   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 4449 8141 [10m precision]
WGS84: 56:0.0208N 4:29.7154W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NS 4442 8140
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EAST (about 90 degrees)
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