Lilliesleaf

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Lilliesleaf
Lilliesleaf.jpg
East end of the main street
Lilliesleaf is located in Scottish Borders
Lilliesleaf
Lilliesleaf
 Lilliesleaf shown within the Scottish Borders
Population 365 (2001)
OS grid reference NT535252
Civil parish Lilliesleaf
Council area Scottish Borders
Lieutenancy area Roxburgh, Ettrick and Lauderdale
Country Scotland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town MELROSE
Postcode district TD6
Dialling code 01835
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°30′43″N 2°35′42″W / 55.512°N 2.595°W / 55.512; -2.595

Lilliesleaf is a small village and civil parish 7 miles (11 km) south east of Selkirk in the Roxburghshire area of Scottish Borders of Scotland.

To the north of Lilliesleaf is the Ale Water which runs east to west. The wetland named "The Moss" is to the south of Lilliesleaf.

Other places nearby include Ancrum, Ashkirk, Belses, Hassendean, Midlem, Minto House, Old Belses, St Boswells, and Woll.

The village's current population is around 301.[citation needed]

Lilliesleaf currently has two pubs, the Cross Keys and the Plough. There is also a cafe named "The Jammy Coo" which sells food, drinks, paintings and jewellery. Lilliesleaf has a primary school and one church in current use. There is no regular public transport in Lilliesleaf. It has no shops, but used to have a hardware shop, post office and a grocer, all of which closed down in the 1990s.