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Lilliesleaf, Scottish Borders

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Lilliesleaf, Scottish Borders

Lilliesleaf is a small village and civil parish 7 miles south east of Selkirk in the Roxburghshire area of Scottish Borders of Scotland. To the north of Lilliesleaf is the Ale Water which runs east to west. The wetland named "The Moss" is to the south of Lilliesleaf. Other places nearby include Ancrum, Ashkirk, Belses, Hassendean, Midlem, Minto House, Old Belses, St Boswells, and Woll. The village's current population is around 301.
Post townMELROSE
Administrative CountyScottish Borders
Traditional CountyRoxburghshire
OS GridNT5325
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
Dialling code01835
Population365 (2001)

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

Lilliesleaf, par. and vil., Roxburghshire - par., 6673 ac., pop. 718; vil., 3 miles W. of Belses sta. and 6 miles SW. of St Boswells sta.; P.O., T.O.; is charmingly situated on Ale Water, and is much frequented by artists; Lilliesleaf Moor was a resort of the Covenanters.

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