Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for Barns

Barns, a dismembered estate of the Burnett family in Manor parish, Peeblesshire. Theivy-clad Tower of Barns, on the Tweed, 4 miles WSW of Peebles, bears date 1498, and is still entire: the neighbouring mansion (1773) belongs now to the Earl of Wemyss.

(F.H. Groome, Ordnance Gazetteer of Scotland (1882-4); © 2004 Gazetteer for Scotland)

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Feature Description: "a dismembered estate"   (ADL Feature Type: "land parcels")
Administrative units: Manor ScoP       Peebles Shire ScoCnty

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