The Borders book
This is a comprehensive collection of essays covering all aspects of the Scottish Borders, that lovely and much loved region of Scotland where a great wealth of the nation's historical and cultural treasures are to be found. Essays explore the area's history, including geological and prehistoric aspects, architecture, historical figures, the beautiful landscapes, noted writers, customs, language, music, and its military and sporting traditions.
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Dr Con Gillen Assistant Director Open Studies
The Borders in Prehistory
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agricultural Anglian army ballad battle Berwick Berwickshire Borders Region British Buccleuch built Burghs of Barony Castle centre church Coldingham Coldstream Common Riding Cumbric David Dere Street dialect Duns Earl early east Edinburgh Edward Eildon Hills enclosure England English Ettrick evidence example excavation Eyemouth farm Forest Gala Gala Water Galashiels greywacke Hawick Hogg industry Innerleithen James Jedburgh Kelso King KOSB laird land landscape Langholm later Lauder Lauderdale Liddesdale Lothian lowlands medieval Melrose Abbey Merse millennium bc Murray names native Newstead Northumberland parish Peebles Peeblesshire period place-names Plate population railway records Regiment river roads rocks Roman Roxburgh Roxburghshire Royal Rugby Scots Scottish Borders Selkirk Selkirkshire settlement Sir Walter Scott sixteenth century Smailholm southern Scotland Southern Uplands Sprouston stone survived Teviotdale tower house town trade Traquair Trimontium Tweed Tweedsmuir Hills valley village Water William wool