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CHEVIOT HILLS Cheviot Hills The County Map
The Map of Scotland
The Map of England
A range of hills or mountains in the South of Scotland, separating, throughout, a considerable portion of its extent the Kingdoms of England & Scotland. Some regard this chain as commencing at Loch Ryan in the West, & extending with occasional interruptions, to the head of the Northumberland Beaumont; but the Cheviots, commonly so called, lie in the borders of Roxburgh & Northumberland, and may be regarded as commencing a little south of the Village of Yetholm a little to the East of Yetholm parish lies Cheviot Hill in N lat [Northern Latitude] 55°. 29' - 19 miles from Sunderland Parish. This hill, the highest in the range, has an altitude of 2684 feet.- From this point the Cheviouts run in a S.W. [South West] direction, by Carter Fell, altitude 2020 feet, to Peel Hill in N lat, [Northern Latitude] 55°.19' - W long [Western Longitutde] 2°.35'. The principal pass in the range is that Known by the name of Carter-bar, by which the road from Jedburgh to Newcastle enters England.

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Parish of Yetholm
[Signed] W Beatty
[Signed] A Burnaby Cap.R E. [Captain Royal Engineers]30 June 1859

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