Descriptive gazetteer entries

These other entries in our collection of descriptive gazetteers are also about Traquair. You may be able to find further references to Traquair in the descriptive gazetteers by doing a full-text search here.

Place Type of entry Source
Traquair a village and a parish Groome

This additional information from our descriptive gazetteers is for locations within the parish or parishes associated with Traquair.

Place Type of entry Source
Cardrona an estate, with a station and a mansion Groome
Glen an estate, with a mansion Groome
Glendean's Banks chasm Bartholomew
Glen, The seat Bartholomew
Kailzie seat Bartholomew
Quair Water Bartholomew
Quair Water a troutful stream Groome

Travel writing

This website includes the complete texts of books describing journeys around Britain, written between the twelfth and nineteenth centuries. Selecting one of the links below will take you to the first reference to Traquair within the selected text. This will not always be a description of a visit: travellers often mention places other than where they are, for example as a basis for comparison.

Traveller Section No. of Refs.
Daniel Defoe Letter 12, Part 2: Glasgow and central Scotland 2

This website includes two large libraries, of historical travel writing and of entries from nineteenth century gazetteers describing places. We have text from these sources available for these places near your location:

Place Mentioned in Travel Writing Mentioned in Hist. Gazetteer
Innerleithen 0 2
Walkerburn 0 2
Kailzie 0 2
Yarrow 0 2
Peebles 3 2
Manor 0 2
Caddonfoot 0 2
Clovenfords 0 2
Ettrick Forest 0 2
Fairnilee 0 3
Philiphaugh 0 2
Crosslee 0 2
Dewar 0 2
Kirkhope 0 2
Stobo 0 2
Selkirk 2 2
Lyne 0 3
Eddleston 0 3
Galashiels 1 2
Stow 0 2