The Peden Stone near Hermitage Castle and Newcastleton

Another Peden Stone, associated with the Covenanter, Alexander Peden, lies close to the boundary between Castletown parish in Liddesdale, Roxburgh, and Ewes parish in Eskdale, Dumfriesshire.

Peden Stone in Castletown parish © Copyright Walter Baxter and licensed for reuse.

‘This large stone, on Foulshiels farm, is situated at a spot where the well-known Covenanter, Alexander Peden, is said to have preached’. (Name Book 1858.)

Bing OS map of Peden Stone

When visited by an OS reviser in 1951, the stone was described as ‘approximately 2 1/2 ft high, is in good condition. It is inscribed “For Auld Lang Syne AD 1824”.’

See the Canmore Website for more details.

For other Peden stones of uncertain provenance, see the Peden Stane at Benhar, Peden’s Stone in Crawford parish and the Peden Stone at Linthills.

Text © Copyright Dr Mark Jardine. All Rights Reserved.

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~ by drmarkjardine on January 14, 2012.

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