A6088 road through Southdean
Southdean shown within the Scottish Borders
|OS grid reference|
|Council area||Scottish Borders|
|Lieutenancy area||Roxburgh, Ettrick and Lauderdale|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|UK Parliament||Berwickshire, Roxburgh and Selkirk|
|Scottish Parliament||Ettrick, Roxburgh and Berwickshire|
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.
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Southdean, Scottish Borders.|
- RCAHMS record for Southdean Parish (a.k.a. Charteris P.)
- Forestry Commission / Southdean Community Council consultation
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