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Rebellion & Enlightenment

The Covenanting Wars 'The Killing Time'

Lochgoin Farm

Description:

This isolated farmhouse was the home of John Howie, the author of 'The Scots Worthies' an incredibly popular book throughout Scotland when it was published in the 18th century.  It is an account of the lives of some of the Coventanters and the persecution they endured.

 

John Howie's great grandfather was among these men and his farm was often used tp shelter other Covenanters when they were under threat.  The Howies still posess the farm and it now holds a small collection of Covenanting relics.  The Lochgoin monument is nearby.

Place of Production:
nr. Fenwick, East Ayrshire
Materials/Media:
glass plate slide
Source:
Dean Castle
Accession number:
GL.R1327
Digital Number:
EAGP207n
Creation Date:
1912
Copyright:
East Ayrshire Council