Today I passed the Allan Ramsay Inn, Carlops

Today I passed the Allan Ramsay Inn, Carlops. This is from his 1725 pastoral play/opera ‘The Gentle Shepherd’-

“At a snug thack house, before the door a green; Hens in the midden, ducks in dubs are seen. On this side stands a barn, on that a byre; A peat-stack joins, an’ forms the rural square. The house is Glaud’s; – there you may see him lean, An’ to his divot-seat invite his frien’.”7B77790C-35A6-4E5F-AE40-C499C0A7A618

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