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MORDINGTON (Parish) Mordington (Ph) [Parish] Continued [Continued from Page 1]
The north part of the parish consists of high ground, containing many commanding eminences, from which is obtained an extensive and splendid prospect of the Merse of Berwickshire, and the wooded and picturesque banks of the Tweed, Whiteadder, & Blackadder, together with a considerable part of the Co: [County] of Northumberland, while the view is terminated on the South by the bold and lofty range of Cheviot; and on the west by Ruberslaw, the Eildens, and the Lammermoors. Towards the East, this highest part of the parish commands a view of the German Ocean, Holy Island, Bamborrugh Castle, &c. &c. At the extreme N.W [North West] of this high ground, there are the remains of a Camp. Most distinctly & broadly marked, which, from its Circular form seems to be Danish. The hill on which it Stands is called "Hab" or "Habchester". The remains of this Camp Consist of two trenches, 18 or 20 feet high, which seem to have been faced with Stone. Half of the circle remains entire, which half is in Mordington parish, and in which it would seem no change has taken place since its Construction. The form of the other half, lying in the parish of Ayton, is scarcely discernable, having
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Parish of Mordington

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