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Eddleston, Scottish Borders

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Eddleston, Scottish Borders

Eddleston (Scottish Gaelic: Baile Ghille Mhoire) is a small village and civil parish in the Scottish Borders area of Scotland. It lies 4 miles north of Peebles and 9 miles south of Penicuik on the A703, which passes through the centre of the village. Nearby is the Great Polish Map of Scotland, a large terrain map. The Eddleston Water runs through the village. According to the 2001 census, there were 129 households, with a population of 335 people, 47% male and 53% female.
Administrative CountyScottish Borders
Traditional CountyPeeblesshire
OS GridNT2447
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityLothian and Borders

Other names by which Eddleston, Scottish Borders has been known in the past

Eddlestone Eadulfs Town ~ Edleston

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

Eddlestone (Eadulf's Town), par. and vil. with ry. sta. (Fddleston), Peebles-shire -- par., 18,490 ac., pop. 711; vil., on Eddlestone Water, 4½ miles N. of Peebles; P.O., called Eddleston; Eddlestone Water flows 9 miles S. to the Tweed at Peebles.

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