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[Description of Binns House]

"Binns House an irregular mass of building garnished with turrets and embrasures is beautifully placed on the slope of Binns Hill. It was built in 1623 and enlarged by the late proprietor. The park around is highly picturesque the grassy acclivities of the hill being interspersed with Scattered trees and groups of evergreens. The summit is Crowned with a high round tower forming a conspicuous land mark" New Stat. [Statistical] Account of Co [County] Linlithgow page 26

"Binns was the family seal of the bloody Dalyell and is and is Still in the possession of his descendants"
Fullarton's Gazetteer.

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Nora Edwards, GallusBesom

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