List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
WINKSTON 1545 Winkston 1545
Winkston 1545
Winkston 1545
Mr. Brodie Templebar
Mr. Scott Winkston
Mr. Frier Kidston Mill
009 [Situation] Adjoining Winkston.
This is the old Mansion house of Winkston erected as it date imports in 1545 It is a plain strongly built edifice two stories high with the walls in some places 5 & 6 feet thick. It was one of those strongly built houses, half Mansion, and half fortalice. It is now used as an outhouse of the modern farm of Winkston. There is a very decided tradition in the Country as to its being haunted

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Parish of Peebles -- Sheet 9 No. 14 Trace 4

"There were towers or Manor houses at
Shieldgreen at Smythfield at Winkston
and at Foulage."
"Origines Parochiales Scotiea"

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