Upsetlington

   UPSETLINGTON, a village, in the parish of Ladykirk, county of Berwick, 1 mile (S. W. by W.) from Norham, in England; containing 99 inhabitants. This place, though at present only a small village, was the head of the parish of the same name, now the parish of Ladykirk, which latter appellation was acquired from the erection of a new church dedicated to the Virgin Mary, by James IV., at the commencement of the 15th century. It is pleasantly situated on the river Tweed, in the salmonfishery on which its inhabitants are partly employed. There are some vestiges of an ancient monastery, consisting, however, of little more than the site, still called Chapel Park, in which are three springs, the Nuns', Monks', and St. Mary's wells.

A Topographical dictionary of Scotland. . 1856.

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  • Ladykirk —    1) LADYKIRK, a parish, in the county of Berwick, 6 miles (N. E. by N.) from Coldstream; containing, with the villages of Horndean and Upsetlington, 504 inhabitants. This place originally consisted only of the parish of Upsetlington, of which… …   A Topographical dictionary of Scotland

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