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Dryburgh, Scottish Borders

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Dryburgh, Scottish Borders

Dryburgh is a village in the Scottish Borders region of Scotland, famous for the ruined Dryburgh Abbey.
Administrative CountyScottish Borders
Traditional CountyBerwickshire
OS GridNT5931
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityLothian and Borders

Other names by which Dryburgh, Scottish Borders has been known in the past

Dryburgh Abbey

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

Dryburgh Abbey, monastic ruin (1150), in extreme SW. of Berwickshire, on the Tweed, 4½ miles SE. of Melrose; in St Mary's Aisle is the tomb of Sir Walter Scott (1771-1832); adjoining the ruins are the seats of D. Abbey and D. House; P.O., called Dryburgh.

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