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Gordon, Scottish Borders

Gordon is a village in the old county of Berwickshire, Scotland and is now part of the Scottish Borders Council. The village sits on the crossroads of the A6106 Earlston to Duns road and the A6089 Edinburgh to Kelso road, it is 6 miles east of Earlston and 4 miles west of Greenlaw at grid reference NT64764306 Gordon was once on a branch line of the Berwickshire Railway.
Administrative CountyScottish Borders
Traditional CountyBerwickshire
OS GridNT6443
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityLothian and Borders

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

Gordon, par. and vil. with ry. sta., Berwickshire -- par., 9713 ac., pop. 832; vil. (West Gordon), on Eden Water, 4 miles SW. of Greenlaw and 11½ SW. of Duns, pop. 302; P.O.; from the 12th till the 14th century was the seat of the Gordons, ancestors of the Duke of Richmond and Gordon and of the Marquis of Huntly.

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