Abbotsford is a historic country house in the Scottish Borders, near Galashiels, on the south bank of the River Tweed. It was formerly the residence of historical novelist and poet, Sir Walter Scott. It is a Category A Listed Building and the estate is listed in the Inventory of Gardens and Designed Landscapes in Scotland.
The nucleus of the estate was a small farm of 100 acres , called Cartleyhole, nicknamed Clarty Hole, and was bought by Scott on the lapse of his lease of the neighbouring house of Ashestiel.
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The Scottish Borders, United Kingdom
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