Scottish motor car pioneer

Not far from the main street in West Linton, this blue plaque on a wall near the Lower Green is self-explanatory.

From Wikipedia: Arrol-Johnston (later known as Arrol-Aster) was an early Scottish manufacturer of automobiles, which operated from 1896 to 1931 and produced the first automobile manufactured in Britain.

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1902 dog cart which remains in the ownership of the family of the original purchaser. (Wikipedia creative commons license)
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