Mr Monkey took his humans to visit Abbotsford, the last home of Sir Walter Scott. In 1811 Sir Walter bought a 110 acre farm called Cartleyhole, renamed it Abbotsford, and then rebuilt it a bit.
There's a page about Sir Walter's homes, including Abbotsford, at The Sir Walter Scott Digital Archive.
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