NT7226 : The inscribed stone on Haughhead Kip

taken 10 years ago, near to Eckford, Scottish Borders, Great Britain

The inscribed stone on Haughhead Kip
The inscribed stone on Haughhead Kip
This stone commemorates a dispute over the farming rights of the surrounding land long ago. The stone was repaired and restored in 1854 by Lady John Scott. The inscription reads:-

REPAIRED AND RESTORED
BY
THE LADY JOHN SCOTT

HERE HOBY HALL BOLD MAINTAIND HIS RIGHT
GAINST REEF PLAIN FORCE ARMED W LAWLESS MIGHT
FOR TUENTY PLEUGHS HARNESD IN ALL THEIR GEAR
COULD NOT THIS VALIEN NOBL HEART MAK FEAR
BUT W HIS SWORD HE CUT THE FORMOSTS SOAM
IN TWO HENCE DROVE BOTH PLEUGHS AND
PLEUGH MEN HOME 1620

1854
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Date Taken
Friday, 24 October, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 25 October, 2008
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 7221 2683 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:32.0639N 2:26.5110W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NT 7221 2683
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