Lothians: About 4 miles south-east of East Linton, on minor road south of B6370, 1 mile south of Stenton, at or near Pressmennan.
Site of tower or old house, the location not certain, marked as ‘Fattlipps’ on Blaeu’s map of the Lothians, then as ‘Presminnen’ on Adair’s map of East Lothian. The house is depicted in large wooded policies with a formal garden.
Pressmennan farm house dates from about 1870.
The park of Pressmennan is mentioned in a dispute between Robert Lauder of Biel and Robert Lauder of the Bass. By 1667 the lands were held by the Hamiltons, when Robert Hamilton of Pressmennan is mentioned. Robert Hamilton of Pressmennan, advocate, had a ratification of 1681, mentioning his ‘sad sufferings’ at the battles of Preston and Worcester. He was one of the Senators of the College of Justice.
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