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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
Lieutenancy area
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
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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 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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