NT7760 : Retreat House

taken 9 years ago, near to Abbey st Bathans, Scottish Borders, Great Britain

Retreat House
Retreat House
The Retreat is a house of a round design. It was built by the Earl of Wemyss as a hunting lodge and retreat about 1784. There is a story of a reluctant bride held captive here. She is said to have escaped and married her true love at the Abbey Church. The enraged father is said to have shot down the bridegroom at the church door.
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NT7760, 54 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 22 February, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 22 February, 2009
Category
Valley > Valley   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 771 609 [100m precision]
WGS84: 55:50.4464N 2:21.9767W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 771 603
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NORTH (about 0 degrees)
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