Fishwick

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Fishwick is a small medieval village and farm in the Scottish Borders, in the traditional county of Berwickshire. It is just north of the River Tweed which here constitutes the border with England.[1]

Just south of the Tweed is the northernmost English village, Horncliffe. Between Fishwick and Horncliffe is the Union Bridge, a very early suspension bridge dating from 1820. When it was opened it was the longest wrought-iron suspension bridge in the world, and it is still carrying traffic, though now only one vehicle at a time. An adjoining toll cottage was demolished in 1955, and the crossing is nowadays toll-free.

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  1. ^ "Fishwick, Canmore". Retrieved 27 December 2015. 

Coordinates: 55°45′12″N 2°07′58″W / 55.75337°N 2.13285°W / 55.75337; -2.13285