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Hermitage Chapel

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Archaeological-Sites in Scotland

Description:
Remains of a 13th or 14th century chapel and graveyard are enclosed within the defensive earthworks of an earlier farmstead. A low mound known as the "Cout o' Kielder's Grave" may be the grave of Sir Richard Knout (Knut) of Kielder, Sheriff of Northumberland, who died about 1290.

Ownership:
Public access on moorland.

Situation OS ref: NY 493960

How to get there:
By car: Along the minor road which leads from the B6357 Newcastleton to Hawick road to Hermitage Castle. Site is just past the Castle and on the same side of the burn. Walk over the bridge and turn left.
By public transport: N/A

Seasonal opening details:
All year

Opening Hours:
During daylight hours

Additional Information
Boots suitable for walking on boggy ground advised.

Web link: (where appropriate):

Places to stay nearby:
Newcastleton

Local towns and villages:
Newcastleton
Hawick

Hermitage Chapel, Scotland