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Paxton Retrenchment

Redoubt (Post Medieval)

Site Name Paxton Retrenchment

Classification Redoubt (Post Medieval)

Canmore ID 341717

Site Number NT95SW 125

NGR NT 93000 51780

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

  • Council Scottish Borders, The
  • Parish Hutton (Berwickshire)
  • Former Region Borders
  • Former District Berwickshire
  • Former County Berwickshire

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Scottish Borders Smr Note

One of two redoubts shown by Hollar as outworks ofKing Charles bridgehead (00) across the RiverTweed from his military camp. It appears as acontinuous rectangular earthwork sited to cover a ravine which ends on the river bank to the southof Paxton House.For plans of similar earthworks see 809 (Newark).

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