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Traquair, Scottish Borders

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Traquair, Scottish Borders

Traquair is a small village and civil parish in the old county of Peeblesshire, but since 1975, a part of the Scottish Borders. The village is situated on the B709 road 2.0 miles south of Innerleithen at grid reference NT330346.
Administrative CountyScottish Borders
Traditional CountyPeeblesshire
OS GridNT3334
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityLothian and Borders

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

Traquair, par. and vil., Peeblesshire - par., 15,327 ac., pop. 754; vil., near confluence of Quair Water and river Tweed, 1½ mile S. of Innerleithen; in vicinity is Traquair House, seat, formerly the residence of the earls of Traquair (1633-1861).

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