The Covenanters of Prison Linns near Selkirk #History #Scotland #Borders

Prison Linns

The Covenanters in Selkirkshire. According to the OS name book, under ‘Prison Linns’ on the Baillie Burn by Ettrickbridge:

‘This Name is given to a Small Valley or piece of ground, Situated on the farm of Helmburn, traditionally assigned, as having been a place where the “Covenanters held their Congregational Meetings” about the time of King Charles the Second.’ (OS name book, Selkirkshire, Vol.7.)

Map of Prison Linns

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~ by drmarkjardine on March 24, 2016.

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