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Stichill is located in Scottish Borders
Stichill shown within the Scottish Borders
OS grid reference NT712384
Civil parish
  • Stichill
Council area
Lieutenancy area
Country Scotland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Kelso
Postcode district TD
Police Scottish
Fire Scottish
Ambulance Scottish
EU Parliament Scotland
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55°38′20″N 2°27′29″W / 55.639°N 2.458°W / 55.639; -2.458Coordinates: 55°38′20″N 2°27′29″W / 55.639°N 2.458°W / 55.639; -2.458

Stichill is a village and civil parish in the historic county of Roxburghshire, a division of the Scottish Borders. Situated 2 miles (3.2 km) north of the Burgh of Kelso, Stichill lies north of the Eden Water and 5 miles (8.0 km) from the English Border at Coldstream.

Stichill is mentioned as a manor of Sir Thomas Randolph, later the Earl of Moray, when in 1308 it was considered forfeited to Edward I of England and granted to Adam Gordon.[1]


The village lies in the historic territory of the Pringles, a notorious Riding family of Border Reivers. The Pringles of Stichill are a cadet branch of the Pringles of that Ilk. Robert Pringle of Baitingbush purchased the lands of Stichill in 1628, and his grandson, another Robert Pringle, was created 1st Pringle Baronet of Stichill, in the Baronetcy of Nova Scotia, in 1683. The Current Baronet is Sir Norman Murray Archibald MacGregor Pringle of Stichill, 10th Baronet.

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  1. ^ Balfour Paul, Scots Peerage Vol V pp291-2


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