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Bonchester Bridge, Scottish Borders

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Bonchester Bridge, Scottish Borders

Bonchester Bridge is a hamlet in the Scottish Borders area of Scotland, lying on the Rule Water, 6 miles away from the busy market town of Hawick. Bonchester Bridge is also home to Hobkirk Primary School. Bonchester Hill rises to 322m (1059 feet) and is topped by a hill fort. In 2010 the Bonchester Bridge community formed Bonchester Brass, the village brass band, to serve its annual civic, religious and historical events.
Post townHAWICK
Administrative CountyScottish Borders
Traditional CountyRoxburghshire
OS GridNT5811
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

Other names by which Bonchester Bridge, Scottish Borders has been known in the past


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

Bonchester Bridge, hamlet, Hobkirk par., S. Roxburghshire, 6 miles SE. of Ha wick; P.O. Near it is Bonchester Hill, alt. 1059 ft.

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