Place:Newstead, Roxburghshire, Scotland

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NameNewstead
Alt namesNewsteidsource: Scottish Villages [online] accessed 16 August 2004
Trimontiumsource: Princeton Encyclopedia of Classical Sites (1976) p 934
TypeVillage
Coordinates55.6°N 2.694°W
Located inRoxburghshire, Scotland     ( - 1975)
See alsoMelrose, Roxburghshire, Scotlandparish in which Newstead was located until 1975
Borders, Scotlandregional authority 1975-1996
Scottish Borders, Scotlandunitary council area since 1996
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names


Newstead is a village in former parish of Melrose in Roxburghshire, Scotland. It is located on the course of the River Tweed, a mile (2 km) east of the town of Melrose. To the east lie the ruined remains of the Roman fort of Trimontium.

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