Jedburgh Castle

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Jedburgh Castle Jail
Panorama of Jedburgh Castle

Jedburgh Castle was a castle at Jedburgh in Scotland. It was fought over during the Wars of Scottish Independence, and was demolished by the Scots commanded by Sir James Douglas of Balvenie in 1409.[1]

Jedburgh Castle Jail[edit]

In 1823 a jail was built on the site to designs by Archibald Elliot. This closed in 1868. The building was restored to an 1820s appearance in 1964 and opened to the public as Jedburgh Castle Jail and Museum. The museum also features local history displays.

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Coordinates: 55°28′27″N 2°33′32″W / 55.47417°N 2.55889°W / 55.47417; -2.55889