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Local Village · The Scottish Borders
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Small village by the Kale Water at the foot of the Cheviots.


The church in the village dates from the 18th Century. The original church was destroyed by fire in 1544. The name Morebattle means 'settlement by the lake' referring to the old Linton Loch which used to lie between Morebattle and Linton before being drained in the 18th century.

According to legend nearby village, Linton was the abode of the so-called Linton Worm, a medieval dragon.

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Updated: November 12, 2020


55.517334, -2.363659
55°31'02.4"N 2°21'49.2"W
30U 540180 6152546
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