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Tweedsmuir, Scottish Borders

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Tweedsmuir, Scottish Borders

The village of Tweedsmuir is a village and civil parish situated 8 miles from the source of the River Tweed, in the Scottish Borders area of Scotland. The village is set in the valley, with rolling hills and burns on both sides, covering some fifty square miles. It incorporates settlements at Hearthstane, Cockiland, Menzion and Oliver. Oliver Castle was one of the strongholds, and later country estates, of the Tweedie family, and there are notable gravestones in the parish churchyard.
Administrative CountyScottish Borders
Traditional CountyPeeblesshire
OS GridNT0924
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityLothian and Borders

Tweedsmuir, Scottish Borders in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Tweedsmuir, par., Peeblesshire, on river Tweed, 32,469 ac., pop. 215; the church stands 1½ mile SW. of Crook Inn and 8 miles S. of Broughton ry. sta.

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