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Ancrum Village Green, Scottish Borders
Ancrum Village Green

Ancrum Village Green and Market Cross

Things to do in Jedburgh Scottish Borders
Archaeological-Sites in Scotland

Description: A carved stone cross stands on the triangular village green, where regular markets took place from 1490. Bishop Blackadder of Glasgow, as feudal lord of the village, set up a market in a failed attempt to turn the village into a centre for trade and commerce.

Ownership:
Public place

Situation OS ref: NT 628245

How to get there:
By car: In the centre of the village of Ancrum which lies on the A 68 between St Boswells and Jedburgh.
By public transport: Regular bus service passes the road end for Ancrum.

Seasonal opening details:
All year

Opening Hours:
Open access

Attached attractions:

Additional Information

Web link: (where appropriate):

Places to stay nearby:
Jedburgh

Local towns and villages:
-Ancrum
- Jedburgh


Ancrum Village Green and Market Cross, Scotland