Sir Walter Scott’s residence from 1812 to 1832, near Melrose, in SE Scotland.
Historical Examples

Such was the creation of Scott’s Abbotsford, a real ‘romance in stone and lime,’ to use the Frenchman’s hackneyed phrase.
Abbotsford Anonymous

A few copies of these letters were printed for the use of the Abbotsford Club.
The Book-Hunter John Hill Burton

Footnote 91: A cocklaird adjoining Abbotsford at the eastern side.
Memoirs of the Life of Sir Walter Scott, Volume V (of 10) John Gibson Lockhart

This was the simple beginning of the magnificent Abbotsford home.
Journeys Through Bookland, Vol. 6 Charles H. Sylvester

His journey did him no good, and he died at Abbotsford on the 25th of November.
Essays in English Literature, 1780-1860 George Saintsbury

This may well take the form of an imaginary visit to Abbotsford.
Lady of the Lake Sir Walter Scott

He did not persevere in literary labours, his time becoming wholly occupied in superintending improvements at Abbotsford.
The Modern Scottish Minstrel, Volume II. Various

Thus Abbotsford grew, of which all the critics have talked as if its, alas!
Royal Edinburgh Margaret Oliphant

This “new building” became in time the mansion now known as Abbotsford.
The Best of the World’s Classics, Restricted to Prose, Vol. IX (of X) – America – I Various

We shall be at Abbotsford on the 12th, and hope soon to see you there.
Memoirs of the Life of Sir Walter Scott, Volume 4 (of 10) John Gibson Lockhart.


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