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Walkerburn, Scottish Borders

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Walkerburn, Scottish Borders

Walkerburn (Scottish Gaelic: Allt an Fhùcadair) is a small village in the Scottish Borders area of Scotland, on the A72 about 8 miles from Peebles and 10 miles from Galashiels. Founded in 1854 around the mill to house the workers, Walkerburn now has a population of around 660. The village is home to the Scottish Museum of Textiles.
Administrative CountyScottish Borders
Traditional CountyPeeblesshire
OS GridNT3637
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityLothian and Borders

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

Walkerburn, vil. with ry. sta., in par. and If mile E. of Innerleithen, Peeblesshire, on river Tweed, pop. 1026; P.O., T.O.; has woollen mfrs. Walkerburn was made a quoad sacra, par. in 1883.

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