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Innerleithen, Scottish Borders

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Innerleithen, Scottish Borders

Innerleithen is a small town in the committee area of Tweeddale, in the Scottish Borders.
Post townInnerleithen
Administrative CountyScottish Borders
Traditional CountyPeeblesshire
OS GridNT3336
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
Region
CountryScotland
Police AuthorityLothian and Borders
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLothian and Borders
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLothian and Borders
Ambulance AuthorityScottish
Dialling code01896
Population2,586
 

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

Innerleithen, town, Peeblesshire, and par., partly also in Selkirkshire, on Leithen Water, near its influx to the Tweed, 6¼ miles SE. of Peebles and 33 miles S. of Edinburgh by rail - par., 23,981 ac., pop. 3661; town, pop. 2313; P.O., T.O., 1 Bank; is one of the seats of the Scottish woollen mfr. Innerleithen is a watering-place in some repute from its medicinal spring, and has generally been identified with the "St Ronan's Well" of Scott's romance. It is a convenient centre for anglers.

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