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ABBET ST BATHANS Abbey St Bathans (Parish) Map of Berwickshire
Chambers Antiquities of Scotland
Statistical Account of Berwickshire
The Revd. [Reverend] Thomas Davison Minister
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A neat Cottage, a Corn Mill, the decent parish Church, the Manse which, topping a little eminence, is embosomed - among trees, and the School house; so that there are to be seen within a small space, a cluster of objects connected with the improvement & well being of Man - The interest awakened by these objects is at the same time heightened by the natural Scenery amidst which they occur - To the eye of the Traveller whose way lies through this romantic spot. nothing can be more Striking than the contrast between it & the barren heath, which on one side or other he must pass to reach" ---- Beside the church, there was a Convent for Cistercian Nuns adjoining the present parish church - a chapel a little East of the church, & about a mile west of the Church another church called Strafontane.

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