Old Photograph Coaching Inn Pentcaitland Scotland

Old photograph of cottages and a Coaching Inn in Pencaitland a village in East Lothian about 12 miles South East of Edinburgh, Scotland. The land where the village lies is said to have been granted by William the Lion to Calum Cormack in 1169, who gave the church, with the tithes and other property belonging to it, to the monks of Kelso, in whose possession it remained till a short time prior to the accession of King Robert Bruce. The land subsequently became the property of a younger branch of the Maxwell family, who granted the advowson and tithes to the monks of Dryburgh Abbey, who held them until the Reformation.

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