Ale & Teviot United Church


ECKFORD is situated about 7 miles east of Jedburgh, just off the A698 toward Kelso. The church building, which stands in the churchyard above the main road to the north of Eckford, is now, alas, closed, but services are held on an occasional basis in the recently refurbished village hall. The church was built between 1665 and 1668, to replace an earlier building burnt by the English army in 1544. Among the interesting features of the old churchyard is the round mort-house, constructed in the Burke & Hare era to keep body-snatchers at bay!

Eckford Local Events

1st Monday of months September to March, in Ancrum Church
Tel. 01835 830204
Prayer & Bible Study
Alternate Mondays, Sep-May, Ancrum Church Meeting Room, 7 pm
Tuesday Girls
Alternate Tuesdays, Sep-May, Ancrum Church Meeting Room, 7 pm
2nd Wednesday of month at 7.30pm, in the Village Hall, Ancrum and the 3rd Wednesday of the month in Eckford Hall.
Sewing Group
2nd and 4th Monday of each month. Village hall from 11.30a.m. until 4.00p.m
Recycle Refuse
Wednesday morning
General Refuse
Monday morning
Every 2nd Thursday afternoon
Tuesday and Friday mornings
Every 3rd Thursday morning 10.20 am
Village Notices
Outside the Village Hall
Village Hall
To hire for functions, contact
Carol Hanson - 01835 850381.
Doctors’ surgery
Jedburgh Medical Practice
Tel. 01835 863361
Or Kelso Health Centre 01573 223001

Bus services : approximately two-hourly service by First East Scotland with additional services by Peter Hogg’s of Jedburgh or Perryman’s to Kelso, Jedburgh or Hawick.
Timetable info :

Ale & Teviot Church

Scottish Charity No. SC 016457

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22 The Glebe, Ancrum, Jedburgh, TD8 6UX
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