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History of Winton House


The Setons were granted the lands of Winton c.1152 byScotland’s King David I, which grant was re-confirmed in a charter to them, to Philip de Seton, from William the Lion in 1169.  Philip bestowed Winton on his 2nd son who thus became de Winton and who’s descent Alan de Winton later married the heiress Margaret […]

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New Winton

From the eastern part of the village of Pencaitland a road leads off towards Tranent, passing the edge of the Winton estate to the left and the Bogg’s Holdings and Winton Hill farm on the right the road continues on, under the cropped railway bridge on into New Winton.  Beyond New Winton is the peat-mire […]

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