List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
Site of SHILLINGLAW WALLS Shillinglaw Walls
Revd. [Reverend] James Campbell
Pennecuik's description
Douglas Peerage
Map of Twee-dail Geogr. Beav. Arnot 1662
018 [Situation] About 650 yards N.E. [North East] from Taquair Church]
In the field No 255 on the farm of Damhead formerly stood the place of Shillinglaw which tradition gives as a former residence of some of the cadets of the Stewarts of Traquair, and from which in the early part of the 17th Century, that family derived one of its titles. - In the public Archives there is a charter dated 1614-17 in favour of "Domino Roberto Stuart de Shillinglaw Militi" of the lands of Hope Cailzie &c. -

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