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Ashkirk

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OS grid reference  NT4722
Sovereign state  United Kingdom
Fire  Scottish
Local time  Sunday 2:29 PM
Lieutenancy area  Scottish Borders
Country  Scotland
Police  Scottish
Ambulance  Scottish
Council area  Scottish Borders
Ashkirk
Weather  8°C, Wind S at 47 km/h, 88% Humidity
Scottish parliament  Ettrick, Roxburgh and Berwickshire
UK parliament constituency  Berwickshire, Roxburgh and Selkirk

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Ashkirk is a small village on the Ale Water, in the Scottish Borders area of Scotland. It is located on the A7 road, approximately 6 miles each way between Selkirk to the north and Hawick to the south.

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Map of Ashkirk, Selkirk, UK

Other places nearby include the Alemoor Loch, Appletreehall, Belses, Essenside Loch, the Ettrick Water, Ettrickbridge, Philiphaugh, Salenside and Woll.

Doug Davies, Scottish rugby player, was born in Ashkirk.

Alasdair Allan, MSP for the Western Isles, grew up in Ashkirk.

Formerly, two thirds of the parish of Ashkirk lay in Roxburghshire and one third in Selkirkshire, including an enclave of Selkirkshire just east of the village around Synton. In 1891 a Boundary Commission moved the whole parish into Selkirkshire and added to Ashkirk a detached portion of the parish of Selkirk just west of the village, which was already in Selkirkshire (Todrig).

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References

Ashkirk Wikipedia


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