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Ninestane Rig

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Archaeological-Sites in Scotland

Description: A small stone circle erected between 5000 and 4000 years ago, as a place of ceremonial worship and perhaps burial.
Lord Soules of Hermitage Castle is said to have been wrapped in lead and boiled to death here.

Ownership:
Public access

Situation OS ref: NY 517973

How to get there:
By car: Along a footpath leading east from the B6399 Newcastleton to Hawick Road, between the Hermitage Castle turn off and Whitropefoot. About 1 mile walk from the road.
By public transport: As above from the regular, if intermittent, bus service from Newcastleton to Hawick.

Seasonal opening details:
All year.

Opening Hours:
During daylight hours.

Additional Information
Close to Hermitage Castle and Chapel.

Web link: (where appropriate):

Places to stay nearby:
Newcastleton

Local towns and villages:
Newcastleton
Hawick

Ninestane Rig, Scotland