YETHOLM

YETHOLM
   a village of Roxburghshire, 7 m. SE. of Kelso; consists of two parts, Town Yetholm and Kirk Yetholm, the latter of which has for two centuries been the head-quarters of the gypsies in Scotland.

The Nuttall Encyclopaedia. . 1907.

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  • Yetholm — may refer to one of two communities in the Scottish Borders: *Kirk Yetholm *Town Yetholm …   Wikipedia

  • Yetholm-type shields — were used in 1200 800 BC (Bronze Age). The known shields come from Britain and Ireland, excepting one from Denmark. Their modern name comes from Yetholm in southern Scotland where a peat bog yielded three examples of the approximately 20 known.… …   Wikipedia

  • Kirk Yetholm — is a village in the Scottish Borders, eight miles (13 km) southeast of Kelso and less than a mile west of the border. The first mention is of its church in the 13th century. The Border Hotel public house is the official end of the Pennine Way.… …   Wikipedia

  • Kirk Yetholm —    Village near Kelso, Scotland. In 1695 a Gypsy named Young saved the life of Capt. David Bennet at the Siege of Namur. In a gesture of generosity, the grateful officer gave some cottages to the Gypsies in Yetholm. The twin villages of Yetholm… …   Historical dictionary of the Gypsies

  • Town Yetholm — infobox UK place country = Scotland official name= Town Yetholm gaelic name= scots name= map type=Scotland latitude= 55.54546 longitude= 2.28690 population = 469 (2001 census) os grid reference= NT819280 unitary scotland= Scottish Borders… …   Wikipedia

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  • Morebattle and Mow —    MOREBATTLE and MOW, a parish in the district of Kelso, county of Roxburgh; containing 1051 inhabitants, of whom 365 are in the village, 7½ miles (S. S. E.) from Kelso. The name of Morebattle is supposed to have been derived from the Saxon… …   A Topographical dictionary of Scotland

  • Pennine Way — Infobox Hiking trail Name=Pennine Way Photo=Pennine scenery.jpg Caption=View from the Pennine Way, near Marsden Location=Northern England, United Kingdom Designation=UK National Trail Length=429 km (268 mi) Start/End Points=Edale, Derbyshire Kirk …   Wikipedia

  • List of places in the Scottish Borders — This List of places in the Scottish Borders is a list of links for any town, village, hamlet, castle, golf course, historic house, hillfort, lighthouse, nature reserve, reservoir, river, and other place of interest in the Scottish Borders,… …   Wikipedia


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