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Ashkirk, Scottish Borders

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Ashkirk, Scottish Borders

Ashkirk is a small village on the Ale Water, in the Scottish Borders area of Scotland. It is located in the former county of Roxburghshire, on the A7 road, approximately 6 miles each way between Selkirk to the north and Hawick to the south. Other places nearby include the Alemoor Loch, Appletreehall, Belses, Essenside Loch, the Ettrick Water, Ettrickbridge, Philiphaugh, Salenside and Woll. Doug Davies, Scottish rugby player, was born in Ashkirk.
Administrative CountyScottish Borders
Traditional CountyRoxburghshire
OS GridNT4722
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

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

Ashkirk, par. and vil., Roxburghshire and Selkirkshire, on Are water, 4½ miles S. of Selkirk ry. sta., 11,708 ac. (of which 3385 are in Selkirkshire), pop. 500 (148 in Selkirkshire); P.O.

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