- 35 years ago, the South Marches were ridden in Selkirk to mark the 450th Anniversary of the town receiving it’s Royal Charter in 1535.
Local stonemason Edy Laub was commissioned at the time to create a stone to be placed at the chestnut tree by Mungo Park. Edy was more famous for creating the marker stones that stand proud on the Carter bar either side of the A68.
More recently Selkirk’s Andrew is Bunyan took up the task to clean up the stone.
’We are very pleased with the great job Andrew has done on the stone’ Keith Miller, Honorary Provost of the Common Riding Trust said this week. ‘Andrew has taken on this job free of charge and it very much appreciated’