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St Boswells, Scottish Borders

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St Boswells, Scottish Borders

St Boswells is a village (population 1,086) on the south side of the River Tweed in the Scottish Borders. It lies about 1 mile SE of Newtown St Boswells on the A68 road. It has a hotel, post office, award winning butcher, garage, fish and chip shop, bookshop and café and several convenience stores. There is also a golf course next to the River Tweed and a rugby club.
Post townMELROSE
Administrative CountyScottish Borders
Traditional CountyRoxburghshire
OS GridNT5930
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
Population1,086 (2001 Census)

Other names by which St Boswells, Scottish Borders has been known in the past


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

Lessudden (or St Boswell's), vil., in par. and 1½ mile SE. of St Boswell's sta., NW. Roxburghshire, pop. 555; P.O., T.O., called St Boswell's; Lessudden House, an old Border house, is the seat of the Scotts of Raeburn. See ST BOSWELLS.

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