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Goldthorpe Knowe
Henry Johnstone Gilbert McAdam 015 [Situation] About 1 1/2 miles W.N.W. [West North West] of Earlston Castle.
A Small eminence on the lands of Knocknalling, the surface of which is rocky heathy. The time the circumjacent woods were a cutting down, a foreman of the work named Goldthorpe had his tent here, hence the name.
Henry Johnston
Samuel Good
John McCaul s.n. Dalry
Val: [Valuation] Roll (modern)
Ainslies Map 1820
Stat. Acct [Statistical Account] 1845
015 [Situation] 1 1/8 miles W.N.W. [West North West] of Earlston Castle.
A Commodious & handsome building (of the Gothic Style of architecture) two Stories high and in good repair. It is surrounded by a considerable demesne well wooded consisting chiefly of Oak & Birch, the house is approached by a fine Avenue branching from (in an Easterly direction) the County road near to Pulharrow School, close to the North side of the Mansion is a large Steading of office houses, with a large tract of land attached for farming purposes. This house is the family residence of John Kennedy Esqr.

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