Family Home | Hall Rule Cottages

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Photo date: 01 June 2010

There are several cottages adjacent to Hallrulle farm in the Rule valley. Walter and Catherine Dalgleish occupied one of these cottages for six or more years. One of their longer periods of accommodation.

James Murray was born in a cottage at Hallrule in 1855 and the family of eight was still living here in 1861.

Address: Hall Rule Cottages, Nr Bonchester Bridge
Country : Scotland
County [occ.]: Roxburghshire
Parish: Hobkirk
Occupied from: 1855 [2]
Occupied to: 1861 [2]
Built: Early 19thC
Materials: Stone & tiled roof.
Still Exists?: Yes - appear to be same bldgs as 19thC OSMap
No floors: Unknown [1]
No rooms: unknown [1]
Comment: The cottages are adjacent to Hall Rule Farm. May have been part of the Usher Estate?


  1. The individual cottage [of ~6] is unknown
  2. Occupancy dates are based on census and registration documents only ie the period may be longer than shown above

Thanks to the owner at Hallrule Farm for information about the buildings and local area in June 2010.

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Last Updated: 19 Jan 2019
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