Ashkirk

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Ashkirk
Ashkirk is located in Scottish Borders
Ashkirk
Ashkirk
 Ashkirk shown within the Scottish Borders
OS grid reference NT4722
Council area Scottish Borders
Country Scotland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Police Scottish
Fire Scottish
Ambulance Scottish
EU Parliament Scotland
UK Parliament Berwickshire, Roxburgh and Selkirk
Scottish Parliament Ettrick, Roxburgh and Berwickshire
List of places
UK
Scotland

Coordinates: 55°29′N 2°50′W / 55.48°N 02.84°W / 55.48; -02.84

Ashkirk is a small village on the Ale Water, in the Scottish Borders area of Scotland. It is located in the former county of Roxburghshire,[1] on the A7 road, approximately 6 miles each way between Selkirk to the north and Hawick to the south.

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.[2]

Alasdair Allan, MSP for the Western Isles, grew up in Ashkirk.[3]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.bordersfhs.org.uk/ashkirk.asp
  2. ^ http://www.scrum.com/scotland/rugby/player/2848.html
  3. ^ Alasdair Allan

External links[edit]

Houses at Ashkirk