Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for Currie

Currie, an estate, with a mansion, in Borthwick parish, Edinburghshire- The mansion, standing on a headstream of Gore Water, 2¼ miles SE of Gorebridge, consists partly of a former inn, partly of excellent additions, and reposes among sheltering wood under the shadow of Borthwick Castle. Its owner, Stuart Brown, Esq. (b. 1818), holds 904 acres in the shire, valued at £866 per annum. A previous mansion, demolished about 1809, stood on a rising-ground overlooking the old church and valley of Borthwick.

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

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Feature Description: "an estate, with a mansion"   (ADL Feature Type: "land parcels")
Administrative units: Borthwick ScoP       Midlothian ScoCnty

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