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Westruther, Scottish Borders

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Westruther, Scottish Borders

Westruther is a village on the B6468, in the Scottish Borders area of Scotland, on the lower slopes of the Lammermuir Hills, in the former Berwickshire. The largest town nearby is Gordon. Places nearby include Duns, Greenlaw, the Lammermuir Hills, Longformacus and the Watch Water Reservoir. The ruined kirk dates from 1649 and contains the tombs of the Spottiswoode family. A prominent member of the family was Alicia Ann Spottiswoode a.k.a. Lady John Scott of "Annie Laurie" fame.
Administrative CountyScottish Borders
Traditional CountyBerwickshire
OS GridNT6350
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityLothian and Borders

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

Westruther, par. and vil., Berwickshire - par., 14,630 ac., pop. 671; vil., 5½ miles N. of Gordon ry. sta. and 7½ NE. of Lauder; P.O.

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