Southdean

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Southdean
The road leading down to Southdean Farm - geograph.org.uk - 3071486.jpg
A6088 road through Southdean
Southdean is located in Scottish Borders
Southdean
Southdean
Location within the Scottish Borders
LanguageEnglish
Southern Scots
OS grid referenceNT631092
Council area
Lieutenancy area
CountryScotland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townHAWICK
Postcode districtTD9
Dialling code01450
PoliceScotland
FireScottish
AmbulanceScottish
EU ParliamentScotland
UK Parliament
Scottish Parliament
List of places
UK
Scotland
55°22′34″N 2°35′01″W / 55.3761°N 2.5835°W / 55.3761; -2.5835Coordinates: 55°22′34″N 2°35′01″W / 55.3761°N 2.5835°W / 55.3761; -2.5835

Southdean is a hamlet in the Scottish Borders area of Scotland, on the A6088, by the Jed Water and in the Wauchope Forest area. Other settlements nearby include Abbotrule, Bedrule, Bonchester Bridge, Denholm, Hallrule, Hobkirk and the Swinnie Forest.

Ruins which can be seen nearby include the remains of Southdean Old Parish Church, the remains of Dykeraw Tower, and the remains of Slack's Tower.

James Telfer (1802 - 1862) was born in Southdean, and wrote ballads about farming life, typically with a zoological slant.

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