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Denholm, Scottish Borders

For the place with the same name in Quebec, Canada, see: Denholm, Quebec. {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:55.457978|-2.68467|region:GB_type:city|||||| |primary |name= }} Denholm Scots: Denholm Denholm is located in ScotlandDenholmDenholm Population est. 600 est. 600 (2006) OS grid reference NT568184 Council area Scottish Borders Lieutenancy area Roxburgh, Ettrick and Lauderdale Country Scotland Sovereign state United Kingdom Post town HAWICK Postcode district TD9 Dialling code 01450 870 Police Scottish Fire Ambulance Scottish EU Parliament Scotland UK Parliament Berwickshire, Roxburgh and Selkirk Scottish Parliament Ettrick, Roxburgh and Berwickshire List of places UK Scotland Denholm is a small village located between Jedburgh and Hawick in the Scottish Borders region of Scotland, UK. The estimated population of Denholm is 600. It lies in the valley of the River Teviot. Denholm is a Conservation Area listed as 'a planned village as opposed to the traditional unplanned or organic form of village usually found in Roxburghshire. ' The village of Denholm is situated in Teviotdale, about halfway between the towns of Hawick and Jedburgh. It lies in gentle rolling countryside between Ruberslaw and the Minto Hills, volcanic outcrops which thrust up through the underlying Old Red Sandstone. The original settlement of 'Denum' was sited 'at the valleys' where the broad valley of the River Teviot meets the narrow glen of the Dean Burn. The early hamlet was plundered and burnt during English raids of the 16th century. The village we see today dates from the 17th century when it was laid out around the Green.
Post townHAWICK
Administrative CountyScottish Borders
Traditional CountyRoxburghshire
OS GridNT5618
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 code01450 870
Populationest. 500 (2006)

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

Denholm, vil., 5 miles NE. of Hawick, Roxburghshire, pop. 592; P.O., T.O.; an ancient place, burnt by Hertford in 1545. D. was the birthplace of John Leyden (1775-1811), scholar and poet. To the W. is a deep wooded dell called Denholm Dean.

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