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Biel

A historical perspective, drawn from the Ordnance Gazetteer of Scotland: A Survey of Scottish Topography, Statistical, Biographical and Historical, edited by Francis H. Groome and originally published in parts by Thomas C. Jack, Grange Publishing Works, Edinburgh between 1882 and 1885.

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Beil, an estate, with a mansion, in Stenton parish, Haddingtonshire. The mansion stands 1½ mile NNE of Stenton village, 3¾ miles SW of Dunbar; is partly an ancient edifice, partly a great modern extension. after a design by Atkinson, erected at a cost of nearly £40,000; and has splendid grounds, with an extensive deer-park. It is a seat of Lady Mary Nisbet-Hamilton, owner in the shire of 14,345 acres, valued at £24,537 per annum.

Beil-Grange, a hamlet in Stenton parish, Haddingtonshire, near the NW corner of Beil Park, and 1 mile NNW of Stenton village.

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