List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
Nidpath Castle
Nidpath Castle
Neidpath or Nidpath Castle
Neidpath or Nidpath Castle
Neidpath Castle
Neidpath Castle
Neidpath or Old Castle of Peebles
Neidpath Castle
Neidpath Castle
Mr Wood Occupant
Mr Cairns Farmer Jedderfield
"Guide to Peebles and its Neighbourhood" Mr Robert Stirling Bookseller Peebles
Mr A Stavert Librarian Peebles Institution
Armstrongs Co. [County] map
Johnston's Co. [County] map
Pennecuik's Tweedale
New Stat. Acct. [Statistical Account]
Chalmers Caledonia
013 [Situation] About 20 chains S.E. [South East] from Jedderfield

An ancient baronial stronghold Situated in a rocky Eminence on the north bank of the River Tweed, about a mile west from the town of Peebles. It originally consisted of a tall border tower of Peel of unknown antiquity to which a Strong addition was made (as is Supposed) in the earlier part of the fifteenth Century, So that it now presents the appearance of a comparatively modern edifice with the ruin of the ancient building attached that being in a State of [Continued on page 30]

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Parish of Peebles -- Sheet 13 No 5 -- Trace 3

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