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Cockburnspath Mercat Cross, Scottish Borders
Cockburnspath Mercat Cross

Cockburnspath Mercat Cross

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Archaeological-Sites in Scotland

Description:
Probably erected about 1612, when King James VI granted the village status as a Burgh of barony, although local tradition states that it is older, having been erected to commemorate the marriage of King James IV to Margaret Tudor of England. Carvings show the Scottish Thistle and the Tudor Rose.

Ownership:
Public access

Situation OS ref: NT 774711

How to get there:
By car: Lies just to the west of the main A1(T) north of Berwick upon Tweed and south of Dunbar.
By public transport:

Seasonal opening details:
All year

Opening Hours:
N/A

Additional Information

Web link: (where appropriate):

Places to stay nearby:
Eyemouth
Duns

Local towns and villages:
Duns
Eyemouth

Cockburnspath Mercat Cross, Scotland