Spittal-on-Rule, eccl., Cavers

Grid reference

NT 588 199 (accurate position)

Six-figure easting & northing

358800 619900

Latitude

55.471175841293636

Longitude

-2.651794231375776

Altitude (metres)

60

County

Roxburghshire

Nearby places

Minto Old Parish Church (1.08 miles)

Minto, parish (1.08 miles)

Bedrule, parish (1.42 miles)

St Kentigern's Church, Hassendean, Minto (2.92 miles)

Hassendean, former parish, Minto (2.92 miles)

Object Classification

Ecclesiastical

Notes

Hospital with attached chapel, "possibly dedicated to St Mary". See Cowan and Easson, 1957. See NMRS record for the foundation (before 1425) and destruction (1545) of the leper hospital, the remains of graveyard, and the local tradition of a 'Leper Well'.

http://canmore.rcahms.gov.uk/

Relationships with other parishes

Within Cavers (Magna), parish