Dryburgh  Berwickshire


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

Dryburgh Abbey, monastic ruin (1150), in extreme SW. of Berwickshire, on the Tweed, 4½ miles SE. of Melrose; in St Mary's Aisle is the tomb of Sir Walter Scott (1771-1832); adjoining the ruins are the seats of D. Abbey and D. House; P.O., called Dryburgh.

Dryburgh through time

Dryburgh 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 Dryburgh itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 27th November 2021

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