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" The vulgar houses, and what are seen in the villages, are low and feeble. Their walls are made of a few stones jumbled together without mortar to cement "em... "
The Social Life of Scotland in the Eighteenth Century - Page 182
by Henry Grey Graham - 1899
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Early Travellers in Scotland

Peter Hume Brown - Scotland - 1891 - 300 pages
...meeting at the top, ridge-fashion, but so order'd that there is neither sightliness nor strength ; and it does not cost much more time to erect such a cottage than to pull it down. They cover these houses with turff of an inch thick, and in the shape of larger tiles, which they fasten...
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Scottish Geographical Magazine

Geography - 1892
...houses, and what are seen in the villages, are low and feeble." He thus continues — " Their walls are made of a few stones jumbled together without mortar to cement 'em : on which they set up pieces of wood meeting at the top, ridge-fashion, but so order'd that there...
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Scotland in the Time of Queen Mary

Peter Hume Brown - Scotland - 1904 - 243 pages
...meeting at the top, ridge fashion, but so ordered that there is neither sightliness nor strength; and it does not cost much more time to erect such a cottage than to pull it down. They cover these houses with turf an inch thick, and in the shape of larger tiles which they fashion...
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Scotland in the Time of Queen Mary

Peter Hume Brown - Scotland - 1904 - 243 pages
...meeting at the top, ridge fashion, but so ordered that there is neither sightliness nor strength ; and it does not cost much more time to erect such a cottage than to pull it down. They cover these houses with turf an inch thick, and in the shape of larger tiles which they fashion...
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The Scotch-Irish: A Social History

James G. Leyburn - History - 1989 - 377 pages
...enough, for we require only three days to do so." A traveler in 1702 reported that the houses were "low and feeble, their walls made of a few stones...time to erect such a cottage than to pull it down." ( Notestein, The Scot in History, p. 72 ) i Testimony from three centuries shows the persistence of...
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