Darnley stayed at the Earl of Winton's
town mansion (Whitefoord House), prior to his marriage
Queen of Scots.
In 1910 it was a refuge for 240 war veterans who has suffered difficult circumstances.
The old house is mentioned in Sir
Walter Scott's 'The Abbot' Vol I, chapter 18, published as part
of the Waverley Novel series in 1820.