Borthwick Chapel

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BORTHWICK CHAPEL Canmore ID 54199 Site Type BURIAL GROUND, CHAPEL County ROXBURGHSHIRE Parish ROBERTON Council SCOTTISH BORDERS, THE NGR NT 41654 13192 Latitude, Longitude 55.40916N, 2.92161W Images 1 Archaeological Notes NT41SW 5 41654 13192. (NT 4165 1319) Chapel (NR) (Site of) OS 6" map (1958) A chapel, commonly called Borthwick Chapel and said to have been dedicated to the Virgin Mary stood here before the Reformation. The old name of the parish was St Mary's. The graveyard is still in use. Remains of the chapel could be traced in 1834 (NSA 1845: A Hogg) Name Book 1859 The district of Borthwick Water was divided, at an early period, among the parishes of Wilton, Hawick and Hassendean, and was served by a chapel mentioned since the early 14th century at Kirkborthwick, and situated at or near to the burial ground of Borthwick Wa's. After the re-establishment of the Presbyterian church in the late 17th century, only occasional services were held in this part of the parish. Trans Hawick Archaeol Soc 1959; OPS 1851 Nothing now remains of this chapel. There is at least one late 17th century stone in the graveyard. RCAHMS 1956, visited 1945


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