religious buildings churches cathedrals etc in The Scottish Borders
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Churches & Cathedrals in The Scottish Borders

Heritage sites also including abbeys, religious monuments in The Scottish Borders...





The Scottish Borders Cathedrals, Historic Churches, Abbeys

 
blank tabJEDBURGH ABBEYCastles & Historic Monuments
4-5 Abbey Bridge End, Jedburgh, Roxburghshire, TD8 6JQ


Historic Scotland. A famous Border abbey founded in 1138 by David I as an Augustinian priory. Roofless but mostly complete Abbey church. Romanesque and Gothic details. Original 12th century west front. The foundations are all that remains of the cloister buildings. The coronation of Malcolm IV and the marriage of Alexander III took place here. Museum and video.
Tel: 01835 863925
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Cockburnspath Parish Church

In Cockburnspath, Borders on A1

Unusual round tower in the west gable and sundial.

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Cross Kirk

At Peebles, Borders, on A72

Historic Scotland. Nave and west tower of Trinitarian Friary. Late 13th century.

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Edrom Church

Edrom, Duns (3½ miles north east of Duns off the A6105)

The richly-carved Norman doorway of the old parish church of Edrom in the Kirkyard. Open all year Any reasonable time.

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Ferniehirst Castle - Chapel

Information Centre & Kerr Museum (1½ miles south of Jedburgh on A68)
Tel: 01835 862201   E-mail: boblawsontd9@btinternet.com

Ferniehirst Castle - Scotland's Frontier Fortress, Ancestral home of the Kerr family.

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Kelso Abbey

Kelso (near town centre Square)

Pillaged for stone after its destruction, little remains of this 1128 abbey, once the Borders greatest and richest. West front and tower are the most interesting part. James III was crowned here.

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Melrose Abbey

Tel: 01896 822562

The Surviving remains of the Church are of the 15th century and are of an
elegance unique to Scotland.

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