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Teviothead, Scottish Borders

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Teviothead, Scottish Borders

Teviothead is a small village and civil parish in Teviotdale in the Scottish Borders, known locally as Teviotheid. It is located south of the River Teviot. The Border hero Johnnie Armstrong, was taken prisoner and executed here in 1530, by King James V, and his men. A fine memorial stone exists in the churchyard, and a marker in the adjacent field, shows the traditional site of the grave.
Post townHAWICK
Administrative CountyScottish Borders
Traditional CountyRoxburghshire
OS GridNT4005
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityLothian and Borders
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLothian and Borders
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLothian and Borders
Ambulance AuthorityScottish
Dialling code01450
Population198 (2001)

Teviothead, Scottish Borders in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Teviothead, par., Roxburghshire, on river Teviot, 31,459 ac., pop. 486; P.O.; the church is 9 miles SW. of Hawick.

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