Black's Economical Tourist of Scotland

Black's Economical Tourist of Scotland

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1849 edition. Excerpt: ...Abercromby family. The Ochil Hills, from their immediate proximity, now assume an air of imposing grandeur, and Stirling Castle forms a magnificent feature in the landscape. For the description of Stirling, see the Tour to the Trosachs and Loch Lomond. Langlee House, --Bruce, Esq. Pavillion, L. Somerville. The vale of the Allan is supposed to be the " Glendearg" of the Monastery. wood ed. in a Abbey form the principal o 1147, and, after various Hertford in 1545. It is a In tiful specimen of the a fortress of very electing a member of d; it has now, howeve ject of curiosity in J Cdblllfill. damages in the course of the 0rd agnificent ruin, and is considered the most Gothic in Scotland. Part as a parish church. The Castle of J edburgh, situated on an great stren Saxon and early above 4000 inhabitants, and joins with Haddington, Parliament. mined castle J edburgh is situated on the west bank of the Jed, in the midst of a counta It is a royal burgh of very ancient erection, and was one of the and a place of considerable importance before the Union. After that period its trade was, great measure, destro "e r, greatly revived. The remains of the It was founded either in 1118 or er wars, was burnt by the Earl of eminence at the town head, was gth. The ground is now occupied J edburgh abound in rich woodland scenes. to be seen in the neighbourhood of the half Marquis of Lothian, and the ori Some remains of the famous ancient forest are of Ferniehirst, belonging to the ginal seat of his ancestors, the Kers. Jedbu _ North Berwick, Dunbar, and auder, in Near Melrose are the Eildon Hills, on which are the remains of Roman Camps. Dryburgh A bbey is beautifully situated on the left bank of the Tweed. Sir Walter Scott was interred here....show more

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  • Paperback | 38 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 86g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236985761
  • 9781236985767