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Entrance Arch at Jedburgh Abbey, Scotland.

This evening, I am focusing on the charming, historic town of Jedburgh in the Scottish Borders, about fifty miles south of Edinburgh. This town conveniently sits on the main route linking England and  Scotland and hence attracts many visitors.

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Chatelherault, Hamilton, Scotland.

This evening, I am posting information on Chatelherault near Hamilton in South Lanarkshire, about forty-one miles west of Edinburgh.

Chatelherault originated as a hunting lodge and summer-house in 1732. It was built for the Dukes of Hamilton who engaged the services of leading Scottish architect, William Adam for the project. Positioned with a high elevation, is was originally at the end of a grand avenue of trees which ran from Hamilton Palace . Due to subsidence the Palace was demolished but Chatelherault survived and benefited from extensive restoration between 1979 and 1987.

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Rossdhu House, Loch Lomond, Scotland

This evening, I am posting information on Rossdhu House which is located near Luss on the banks of one of Scotland’s largest lakes, Loch Lomond.

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