Place:


Hume  Berwickshire

 

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

Hume, hamlet, Stitchell and Hume par., S. Berwickshire, 3 miles S. of Greenlaw; P.O. Hume was once a considerable town; Hume Castle (on Hume Craigs, 700 ft. high), was long the seat of the earls of Home, and a strong fortress; it is a conspicuous feature for many miles around, but it now consists of mere walls rebuilt from the old materials on the old foundations.

Hume through time

Hume 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 Hume itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/16597

Date accessed: 27th April 2017


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