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HOPE KAILSIE or TRAQUAIR (Detached) [continued from page 1]
the Mansion House and garden, is in the occupation of one tenant.

It is bounded on the North and part of the East by the Tweed which separates it from the Parishes of Peebles and Inverleithen [Innerleithen]. On the West by the parish of Peebles in the County of Peebles, from the Tweed Southwards for the distance of about 1¼ mile: thence by the parish of Peebles in the County of Selkirk to Birk's Cairn where it meets the parish of Yarrow in the County of Selkirk with which it marches on the S.E. side to the Tweed below Cardrona. It measures about 3 1/3 miles along the right bank of the Tweed and about 4 1/3 miles from the Tweed to the sharp point in which it terminates at Birks Cairn. The general description given of Traquair proper applies equally to this. The Arable land in this part is of a superior description. The hills are steep but not so lofty as those of the other part of the parish. It is richly wooded, well fenced and drained, and yields large crops of all the kinds cultivated in similarly situated localities in the neighbourhood. The church formerly stood on the left bank of Kirkburn a little south of the Turnpike Road from Peebles to Selkirk. A considerable part of the old wall is standing and the burying ground is still preserved and its use continued. From the greater proximity of this district to the Town of Peebles the inhabitants worship in that Town in preference to the more distant parish Church.

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Parish of Traquair (Detached

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