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Philiphaugh, Scottish Borders

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Philiphaugh, Scottish Borders

Philiphaugh is a village by the Yarrow Water, on the outskirts of Selkirk, in the Scottish Borders. Places nearby include Bowhill, Broadmeadows, the Ettrick Water, Ettrickbridge, Lindean, Salenside, Yarrowford and the Yair Forest. Originally referred to as the land owned as part of Philiphaugh Estate, the name is today more commonly used to describe the most southern parts of Selkirk. Philiphaugh rugby ground is the home of Selkirk Rugby Club.
Administrative CountyScottish Borders
Traditional CountySelkirkshire
OS GridNT4427
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityLothian and Borders

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

Philiphaugh, seat, in co. and 3 miles SW. of Selkirk, on Yarrow Water; a plain in the vicinity was the scene of Sir David Leslie's victory over the Marquis of Montrose in 1645.

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