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Kelso Abbey, Scottish Borders


  • Located in Kelso, Scottish Borders, The Lowlands, Scotland
  • Built in the twelfth century
  • Kelso Abbey was a wealthy and powerful abbey in which the Scottish King James III was crowned in 1460
  • Owing to its location close to the English border, Kelso Abbey was frequently damaged by English armies
  • Declared derelict in 1587, not long after the Scottish Reformation
  • Kelso Abbey is managed by Historic Scotland

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Kelso Abbey, Scottish Borders


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