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Ettrick, Scottish Borders

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Ettrick, Scottish Borders

Ettrick is a small village and civil parish in the Scottish Borders area of Scotland, located around 20 kilometres south-west of the town of Selkirk.
Administrative CountyScottish Borders
Traditional CountySelkirkshire
OS GridNT2714
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityLothian and Borders
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLothian and Borders
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLothian and Borders
Ambulance AuthorityScottish
Population105 (2001)

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

Ettrick, pastoral par., S. Selkirkshire, 42,357 ac., pop. 397; the church stands on Ettrick Water, 18½ miles SW. of Selkirk. James Hogg (1772-1835), "the Ettrick Shepherd, " was a native, and is buried in the churchyard, where also lies Thomas Boston (1676-1732), author of The Fourfold State.

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