With stunning views to the Cheviot hills Foulden village lies on the main A6105 road from Earlston to Berwick upon Tweed.
To find out more about Foulden's rich history, click here for Foulden's wikipedia entry.
TITHE BARN FOULDEN
To read more about the historic Tithe Barn go to Historic Scotland.
(photo courtesy of Gaz Gibbens)
According to Black's Surnames of Scotland the name 'Mordington' is derived from the 'old barony of the same name in Berwickshire, the 'tun' of a Saxon named Mordyn, Mording or Morthing. William de Mordington, the first recorded of the name, appears soon after 1200 as a vassal of the prior of Durham.
Wikipedia entry here.
The hamlet of Lamberton is the most easterly of the 3 parishes and comprises a mix of traditional smallholdings, some of which are still farmed, and newer modern houses built in recent years.
SMALLHOLDING MEMORIES: A COLLECTION OF INTERVIEWS AND ACCOUNTS ABOUT LIFE ON THE SMALLHOLDINGS OF FOULDEN, MORDINGTON AND LAMBERTON
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