List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
Seton Chapel
Seton Chapel
Chapel (in ruins) Seton
Chapel (in ruins) Seton
Collegiate Church of Seton
Collegiate Church of Seton
Robert Aitken
James Balgarnie
Rev. [Reverend] Mr. Parlane
Co. [County] Map (1799)
List of Farms Co. [County] Haddington
Chalmers Caledonia
Stat. Acct. [Statistical Account] 1835
009 [Situation] Adjoining to Seton House
An old chapel situated near the W. [West] side of Seton House. It is of Gothic Architecture, and still in a state of good preservation. "The old collegiate church of Seton is the finest monument of antiquity in the parish, and is an interesting specimen of Gothic Architecture, built in good taste. The date of the oldest part is uncertain, but it must have been previous to the year 1390, for in the beginning of the reign of Robert III, Catherine Sinclair of Hermanston, the Widow of Lord William Seton 'Biggit ane yle on the South syd of the pareche Kirk of Seytoun of fine Astler, and founded ane priest to serve thair perpetuallie'. Maitland's History of the house of Seton.
Considerable additions were subsequently made to this church by the Seton family, many of whom expended large sums of money in decorating the mausoleum of their races. In 1544 the church was much destroyed by the English during the invasion of the Earl of Hertford. It afterwards suffered severely in succeeding revolutions." (See Stat. Acct. [Statistical Account] 1841) Fullarton
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