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'Helvellyn' , Quair Water

Village (Period Unassigned)

Site Name 'Helvellyn' , Quair Water

Classification Village (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Fethan

Canmore ID 53184

Site Number NT33SW 10

NGR NT 3068 3352

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Scottish Borders, The
  • Parish Traquair
  • Former Region Borders
  • Former District Tweeddale
  • Former County Peebles-shire

Archaeology Notes

NT33SW 10 3068 3352.

Along the old road which leads west over Fethan Hill from south of Traquair Church was a place or village named Helvellyn, often mentioned in forest charters.

J Wilson 1894

NT 3068 3352. The supposed site of the village was pointed out on the map by Mr. Elder, of Kirkhouse Farm, and where he had seen building foundations many years ago. Nothing is visible on the ground.

Visited by OS (WDJ) 4 June 1962 and (BS) 10 September 1974


Sbc Note

Visibility: Evidence for this site, or the origins of this site, comes from documentary sources. Nothing may be visible at this location.

Information from SBC.


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