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Jedburgh Combination, Roxburghshire

Jedburgh Combination comprised the 9 parishes of: Ancrum, Bedrule, Bowden, Casteleton, Crailing, Jedburgh, Maxton, Oname, and Southdean. The Jedburgh poorhouse was erected on an elevated site to the west of the town. It was a simple rectangular block of three storeys, with a separate much smaller block to its rear.

Jedburgh poorhouse site, 1898

The building has now been converted to residential use.

Jedburgh from the south, 2001.
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