List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
Ruins of CROSS CHURCH Cross Church (In Ruins)
Cross Church (In Ruins)
Cross Kirk
Mr William Blackwood
Mr John Buchan
Johnston's Co. [County] Map
013 [Situation] About 20 Chains North of the Church.
A large and, at one time an extensive Ruin. Situated between the Railway Station and the Old Town. It was built by Alexander III about the year 1263 and was dedicated to St Nicholas.
Site of RED FRIARS MONASTERY [Peebles] Site of Red Friars Monastery (13th Century)
Site of Red Friars Monastery (13th Century)
Site Of Red Friars Monastery (13th Century)
Mr William Blackwood
Mr John Buchan
Mr Robert Stirling Peebles
013 [Situation] Adjoining the Ruins of Cross Church
There was a Monastery attached to this Church which was founded for Red or Trinity Friars. The Church is said to have been at one time richly endowed. It was the parish Church from the time of the Reformation to the year 1784 at which time the present Church was built, Since then it has been left to ruin and decay. The walls are still entire and over a doorway at the East end is an inscription on stone Feire God 1656. No trace of the foundation of the Monastery or Cloisters remains to be Seen, but the site is shewn.

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