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Scots: Soothdean
The road leading down to Southdean Farm - - 3071486.jpg
A6088 road through Southdean
Southdean is located in Scottish Borders
 Southdean shown within the Scottish Borders
Language English
Southern Scots
OS grid reference NT631092
Council area Scottish Borders
Lieutenancy area Roxburgh, Ettrick and Lauderdale
Country Scotland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town HAWICK
Postcode district TD9
Dialling code 01450
Police Scottish
Fire Scottish
Ambulance Scottish
EU Parliament Scotland
UK Parliament Berwickshire, Roxburgh and Selkirk
Scottish Parliament Ettrick, Roxburgh and Berwickshire
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Coordinates: 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 Rule 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 bee 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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