Summary Page:  Former House

Name: Dryburgh, B.M.V. and Ss. Joann. Evang. and Modanus

Circary at the Time: Scotia

Years of Activity: 1150-ca. 1590

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Map:  Click Here (Source:  © MapQuest


Monasticon Praemonstratense (II, 100)

Approximate modern location: By the river Tweed, east of Melrose, west of Kelso and northeast of Selkirk near St. Boswells, Berwickshire, Scotland.  

Elm-Number [See below]: 13*

Other Comments: This is an historic, cherished Scottish landmark.  Among the renowned Scotsmen buried on Abbey grounds are Sir Walter Scott and Field Marshal Earl Haig.  Our thanks to Mr. John S. Dryburgh for ensuring the accuracy of this site reference.

* This listing (and the numbers, with a few adjustments after 1995) is based on the map contained in Kaspar Elm's Norbert von Xanten: Adliger, Ordensstifter, Kirchenfürst, Wienand Verlag, Köln, 1984, page 328-329.