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Teviothead
Teviothead
(Scottish Gaelic: Ceann Tìbhiot) is a small village and civil parish in Teviotdale
Teviotdale
in the Scottish Borders, known locally as Teviotheid. It is located south of the River Teviot. The Border hero Johnnie Armstrong
Johnnie Armstrong
and his men were taken prisoner and executed here in 1530, by King James V . A fine memorial stone exists in the churchyard, and a marker in the adjacent field, shows the traditional site of the grave. Tom Jenkins, Britain's first black schoolmaster taught at the Smithy, now occupied by the Johnnie Armstrong Gallery, from 1814 to 1818.[citation needed] The poet Henry Scott Riddell
Henry Scott Riddell
died in Teviotdale
Teviotdale
and Scottish motorcycle road racer Steve Hislop
Steve Hislop
died in a helicopter crash on to nearby hillside moorland in the Teviot valley during 2003. See also[edit]

List of places in the Scottish Borders List of places in Scotland

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