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Bowden (Parish) Bowden (Parish) Continued Servants' hall. Vaulted cellars, bake-houses etc. The walls of these towers were four feet thick, & their roofs and floor were of the strongest oak. They were both perfectly entire, and in excellent condition, at no distant date. About 1758, the commissioner to John, the third Duke of Roxburgh, his Grace being then in his minority and abroad, ordered the buildings to be mostly pulled down, for the sake of getting the freestones in them to build a large farm-house and appurtenances. One of the large vaults still remains in good repair, and is used by the tenant for sheltering carts and other agricultural implements. There is also a portion of the Court wall standing on the South Side, but it is now in a ruinous state, and appears to

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