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ARO11: Battle site and medieval settlement, the enigma of Yarrowford/Philiphaugh, Selkirk.

ARO11: Battle site and medieval settlement, the enigma of Yarrowford/Philiphaugh, Selkirk.

By Bob Will
with Alan Hunter Blair
Contributions by Torben Ballin, Beverley Ballin Smith, Donal Bateson, Dennis Gallagher, Robin Murdoch, Susan Ramsay, Catherine Smith and Tom Turpie

Archaeological investigations at Philiphaugh/Yarrowford on the outskirts of Selkirk discovered a hitherto unknown small late medieval and post-medieval farming settlement. The radiocarbon dates confirm activity in the period 1472 -1645. This archaeological work was corroborated by new documentary research into the history of the area.

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