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Ballencrieff


East Lothian

Ballencrieff Castle
©2016 Gazetteer for Scotland

Ballencrieff Castle

A village of East Lothian, Ballencrieff is located 3 miles (5 km) northwest of Haddington and to a mile (1.5 km) south of Aberlady. Ballencrieff Castle, which sits nearby, was an ancestral home of the Murray family until it was burnt down in 1862. The first Governor General of Canada, General James Murray, was born here in 1721.


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