The Border Ridge

30 images Created 12 Apr 2017

The present identity of the Cheviot Hills dates back a thousand years when the ridge began to form the Anglo Scottish border. Today, a typical farmer’s wire fence determines the physical border. An area with a past embedded in territorial and economic conflict, from foreign empires to the local livestock raider, the Anglo Scottish border is now again a focus of geopolitics as rhetoric flies between Holyrood and Westminster.
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