Fogo, Scottish Borders

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Fogo
Fogo is located in Scottish Borders
Fogo
Fogo
Location within the Scottish Borders
Population161 (2001)
OS grid referenceNT7649
Civil parish
  • Fogo
Council area
CountryScotland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townDuns
Postcode districtTD11
Dialling code01360
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FireScottish
AmbulanceScottish
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55°43′54″N 2°18′03″W / 55.7318°N 2.3008°W / 55.7318; -2.3008Coordinates: 55°43′54″N 2°18′03″W / 55.7318°N 2.3008°W / 55.7318; -2.3008

Fogo is a village in the county of Berwickshire, in the Borders of Scotland, 3 miles south of Duns, on the Blackadder Water.

The name Fogo means "foggage pit, den or hollow" as well as a portmanteau of fog and hollow.

The village contains two Category A listed buildings; the bridge, a single span, round-arched bridge spanning Blackadder Water[1] and the church, founded c.1100 and rebuilt in 1755.[2]

Other places nearby include the Crosshall cross, Gavinton, the Greenknowe Tower, Greenlaw, Edrom, Eccles, Hume Castle, Leitholm, Longformacus, Polwarth, Swinton, and Westruther.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Historic Environment Scotland. "Fogo Bridge  (Category A) (LB10513)". Retrieved 21 March 2019.
  2. ^ Historic Environment Scotland. "Fogo Kirk, Church of Scotland, including Inner and Outer Graveyards, Boundary Walls and Lych Gate  (Category A) (LB10512)". Retrieved 21 March 2019.

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