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Cessford, Roxburghshire

Historical Description

CESSFORD, a village, in the parish of ECKFORD, district of KELSO, county of ROXBURGH, 6 miles (N. E.) from the town of Jedburgh; containing 150 inhabitants. It is situated in Teviotdale, and near the Teviot stream, which here runs on the west, and immediately afterwards takes a south-western direction. Near the village are the remains of the ancient castle of Cessford, which gives the title of Baron to the Duke of Roxburghe.-See ECKFORD.

Transcribed from A Topographical Dictionary of Scotland, 1851 by Samuel Lewis