Cessford Castle *

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Ruinous Cessford Castle is quite interesting. In the 16th century the Cessford Kerrs were 'Wardens of the Marches' and were often of dubious loyalty. Contrary to the Ferniehurst Kerrs, they were opponents of Mary, Queen of Scots and the two Kerr branches often found themselves on opposite sides in the intricate and deadly ´games´ of Borderlife.

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