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Longformacus, Scottish Borders

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Longformacus, Scottish Borders

Longformacus is a small village in Berwickshire in the Scottish Borders area of Scotland. It is around 10 kilometres north-west of Duns, in the Lammermuir Hills. The Dye Water runs through the village, flowing east towards its confluence with the Whiteadder Water nearby. The opera Lucia di Lammermoor, written by Gaetano Donizetti and based on Sir Walter Scott's The Bride of Lammermoor, was set in Longformacus.
Administrative CountyScottish Borders
Traditional CountyBerwickshire
OS GridNT6957
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityLothian and Borders

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

Longformacus, par. and vil., Berwickshire - par., 19,532 ac., pop. 385; vil., on Dye Water, 6½ miles NW. of Duns; P.O.; is a resort of anglers; in vicinity is Longformacus House, seat.

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