Cessford
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From "A Hawick Word Book" by Douglas Scott

Cessford Castle (ses-furd-kaw-sul) n. ruined ‘L’-shaped tower, about 10 miles east of Jedburgh. It was the ancestral seat of the Kers from the mid-15th century until their chief (now the Duke of Roxburghe) moved to Floors Castle around 1650. It was attacked by the Earl of Surrey in 1523.


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External sites
http://www.scotlandsplaces.gov.uk/record/rcahms/58306/cessford-castle/rcahms?item=1273469#carousel
http://canmore.org.uk/site/58306/cessford-castle
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