Teviothead (Scottish Gaelic: Ceann Tìbhiot) is a small village and
civil parish in
Teviotdale in the Scottish Borders, known locally as
Teviotheid. It is located south of the River Teviot.
The Border hero
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.
Henry Scott Riddell
Henry Scott Riddell died in
Teviotdale and Scottish
motorcycle road racer
Steve Hislop died in a helicopter crash on to
nearby hillside moorland in the Teviot valley during 2003.
List of places in the Scottish Borders
List of places in Scotland
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