Place:


Eccles  Berwickshire

 

In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Eccles like this:

Eccles, par. and hamlet, on S. border of Berwickshire, 5½ miles SE. of Greenlaw, 12,418 ac., pop. 1546; P.O.; the hamlet represents an ancient town, the seat of a nunnery, founded 1155, and burned by Hertford l545.

Eccles through time

Eccles is now part of Scottish Borders district. Click here for graphs and data of how Scottish Borders has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Eccles itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Eccles, in Scottish Borders and Berwickshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/16996

Date accessed: 18th January 2020


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