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The Memorial Stone, Scottish Borders
The Memorial Stone

The Gypsy Memorial, Kirk Yetholm

Things to do in Kelso Scottish Borders
Visitor-Attractions in Scotland

Description: Unveiled in 2003, this piece of stone from Blinkbonny Quarry, stands as a memorial to the Gypsies of Kirk Yetholm, and at the same time to Tom Tokely, a renowned local historian with a special interest in and knowledge of the Kirk Yetholm Gypsies.

Situation OS ref: NT 828282

How to get there:
By car: In the village of Kirk Yetholm some 8 miles south of Kelso. The memorial Stone is beside the road up from Kirk Yetholm Green heading south to Halterburn.

By public transport: Regular bus service from Kelso Square to Yetholm.

Attached attractions:
The Gypsy Palace

Additional Information

Web link: (where appropriate):
Scottish Gypsies

Places to stay nearby:
Kelso

Local towns and villages:
Yetholm Village
Kelso


The Plaque, Scottish Borders
The Plaque

The Gypsy Memorial, Kirk Yetholm, Scotland