The Covenanters at Leven Seat near Wilsontown #History #Scotland
According to the OS name book, the north side of the hill of Leven Seat in West Calder parish, Edinburghshire, was were the Covenanters frequently held meetings or field preachings.
Under ‘Leven Seat; it records:
‘It is traditionally handed down that at the Base of this Hill on the N[orth] Side meetings of the Covenanters were frequently held during the persecution there are however no remains or appearances of artificial works to Support the tradition’. (OS Name Book, Midlothian, Vol.41.)
Leven Seat is now a partially destroyed by a landfill site. Beware of the smell. It lies just to the west of the road between Wilsontown and Breich Station, and by the march boundary with Carnwath parish, Lanarkshire.
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