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Information on the village of Morebattle, near Kelso in Scotland.

The Parish of Linton

Linton Parish
Evidence of habitation in the Linton area has been left by all the peoples of the area since Neolithic times.......

Linton Church
Situated on top of a huge mound of sand, the church today seems so close to Morebattle that it shouldn't have needed to exist.......

Hoselaw Chapel
The tiny chapel at Hoselaw, just beside the loch, is a new building erected as a Memorial to Dr Thomas Leishman of Linton in 1905.......

Ministers of Linton
Ministers of Linton from 1127 to the present day.......

Linton War Memorial Plaque
War memorial inside Linton Church.......

Famous People of Linton Parish
Well known people who have been associated with the Parish of Linton.......

Linton Loch
The loch which has virtually disppeared as a result of the extensive drainage, was formerly fed by the River Kale.......

The Linton Worm
The Linton Worm is recorded by Walter Scott in his 'Minstrelsy of the Scottish Border'.This creature is depicted on the carved Typanum above the door of Linton Church, and has been described as a cross between a dragon and a giant serpent.......


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