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17TH CENTURY IMPOSED ON 15TH AT PRESTON

17TH CENTURY IMPOSED ON 15TH AT PRESTON

The conservatism of the Scottish laird in clinging to his castle after such defences had become obsolete is seen at Preston Tower, Haddingtonshire, where a seventeenth century dwelling was raised above the old tower. Now all is in ruins.

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