List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
NUNRAW formerly a Convent Nunraw
Thomas Balfour
Mr Nellans
Mr Anderson
Forrest's Co [County] Map
Stat. Acct. [Statistical Account] 1841
011 [Situation] About 1/2 a mile E [east] by South from Garvald.
A large mansion house on the west side of Thorter Burn. Some centuries ago it was a nunnery belonging to the Priory of Haddington, but now [modernised] and still exhibits evident mar [marks] of great antiquity. It is the property and residence of Mr. Hay.

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Parish of Garvald & Bara

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"The house of Nunraw Some centuries ago was a Nunnery belonging
"to the priory of Haddington and though modernised Still exhibits evident
" marks of great antiquity" Stat. Acct. [Statistical Account] of Haddington 1841 page 96.

"The house of Nunraw Some centuries ago was a nunnery belonging
"to the priory of Haddington and though modernised still exhibits evident
"marks of great antiquity" Sinclairs Stat. Acct. [Statistical Account] vol. [volume] 13 page 359.

"Nunraw on the eastern verge of the northern division was anciently as the name imports a nunnery
"and though modernised into the form of a mansion bears traces of its original character" Fullarton's Gazetteer
"The Church of Garvald with its pertinents and a carucate of land convenient were granted to the Cistertian
"nuns which the Countess Ada Settled near Haddington during the reign of Malcolm IV . They established a grange near the
" church & formed a village which thus obtained the name of Nunraw They also acquired the lands of Slade and Snowdown forming together
" almost the whole parish" Chalmers Caledonia vol. [volume] 2 p. [page] 536.

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