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Venlaw bank
Arthur Burnett Esqr
Mr Robert Stirling Tweed Green
013 [Situation] About ⅜ of a mile N.E [North East] of the Church
A neat well Constructed house three storeys high with ornamental ground Vegetable garden and a few acres of land attached. It Situated at the base of Ven Law, East of the Town, and is the property and residence of Arthur Burnett Esqr Sheriff Substitute for the County of Peebles
RESIDENCE OF MUNGO PARK IN 1801-2 Former Residence of Mungo Park Mr W Blackwood
Christopher Young
013 [Situation] About 13 Chains N.E [North East] of the Church
A house two storeys high on the West side of the Northgate at its junction with Bridge gate It was once the residence of the Celebrated traveller Mungo Park. It is at present occupied by Doctor Junor.

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A small projecting building in the High Street (opposite
the head of the Northgate), lately occupied by a butcher, is said
to have formed the Surgery of the Late lamented Mungo Park, during
his residence in Peebles in 1801-2 (his dwelling-house being
at the head of the Briggate) Previous to his second and fatal
journey in Africa. In this miserable deed did Park experience
some of the difficulties meideatal to the life of A Country Surgeon,
and puir for that Kind of Employment as a traveller which
he felt to be his destiny." Chambers "Guide to Peebles" p [page] 49

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