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Abbotsford House: Abbotsford is a historic country house in the Scottish Borders, at the town of Galashiels, near Melrose, on the south bank of the River Tweed. It was formerly the residence of historical novelist and poet, Walter Scott. It is a Category A Listed Building.
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The Tap Dance Dictionary (1998)
by Mark Knowles
ABBOTSFORD HOUSE, HOME OF SIR WALTER SCOTT 3 mi. west of Melrose, Scotland. By car: Route A7 to Galashiels, 27 mi. southeast of Edinburgh, then ¡ mi . farther on A609¡. By rail: Berwick on Tweed. Distance from station, 40 mi.
by Joan M. Marter
With Robert Gilmor, a client who had visited and admired Sir Walter Scott's Abbotsford House in the Scottish Borders, Town planned Glen Ellen, Baltimore, America's first Gothic villa (1833–4); details were designed by Davis. Town, Davis and ...
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Stereobild med motiv av Abbotsford House, Skottland.
Stereo image. The house Abbotsford in Scotland.
Photo: G.W. Wilson & Co. 1880-1900.
Photo credit: Tekniska museet
- Abbotsford House - Abbotsford, NSW
Abbotsford House - Abbotsford, New South Wales. Built between 1877-78 for Sir Arthur Renwick, doctor and businessman, who was also a member of the NSW Parliament and first president of the NSW Medical Board. Named after Abbotsford House in Scotland, and later giving it's name to the suburb in which it stands. The estate was sold and subdivided in 1905. The house was sold to Peter McIntosh, who then sold it to Albert Edward Grace, one of the founders of Sydney department store Grace Bros. In 1917 the property was sold to Nestle, who built a factory on the surrounding grounds. When Nestle closed the factory the land was again subdivided for housing.
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