Crailing is a village on the A698, in Teviotdale, 4m east of Jedburgh in the Scottish Borders area of Scotland, in the former Roxburghshire.

Places nearby include Ancrum, Crailinghall, Eckford, Hownam, Kelso, Nisbet, Roxburghshire, the Oxnam Water, the River Teviot.

Rory Bremner bought Crailing House near Jedburgh in September 2009.


Notable people and events

  • Robert Aitken (preacher) (1800-1873)
  • Crailing played an important role in the early history of Clan Oliphant. David Olifard, who is commonly held to be the progenitor of the clan, in 1141 got lands at Crailing from King David I of Scotland whose life David Olifard had saved.

See also


  • 1952 Hawick Archaeological Society 1952 transactions: Walter Brydon, Crailing and its associations, pp 7-8

External links

Coordinates: 55°30′N 2°30′W / 55.5°N 2.5°W / 55.5; -2.5

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