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File:Cessford - geograph.org.uk - 191631.jpg
Cheviot countryside near Cessford

Cessford is a hamlet about a mile south of the B6401 road, in the Scottish Borders area of Scotland. The placename is from Gaelic 'ceis' and means 'the wattled causeway over the ford'; spellings vary between Cesfuird, Cesford, Cessfoord, Cessfuird, and Cessfurde.

Places nearby include Crailing, Eckford, Kelso, Morebattle, Nisbet, and Oxnam

Cessford Castle is a ruined castle nearby.

Cessford Burn is a tributary of the Kale Water.

See also


  • Scott, T (1897) 'Collection of flint arrow-heads, spearheads, knives, scrapers, borers, flakes - about 600 in all - from Craigsfordmains mostly', Hist Berwickshire Natur Club, vol.15,1, pages 166-7.

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