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Abbey St Bathans, Scottish Borders

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Abbey St Bathans, Scottish Borders

Abbey St Bathans is a community in Berwickshire in the eastern part of the Scottish Borders. Unique in its topography, a long winding steep wooded valley, it lies within the Abbey St Bathans, Preston & Bonkyl Community Council area. Although its name suggests a larger foundation, Abbey St Bathans was originally a priory of Cistercian Nuns.
Administrative CountyScottish Borders
Traditional CountyBerwickshire
OS GridNT7662
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Region
CountryScotland
Police AuthorityLothian and Borders
 

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

Abbey St Bathans, par., hamlet, and seat, NE. Berwickshire, on river Whiteadder, 4½ miles SW. of Grant's House sta. and 7 miles NW. of Duns, 4797 ac., pop. 250; part of the chapel of its 12th century nunnery is now the parish church.

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