The Scottish Borders (Electoral Arrangements) Order 1998

Link to law: http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/1998/3103/made/data.htm?wrap=true
Published: 1998-12-04

Statutory Instruments
1998 No. 3103 (S. 186)

LOCAL GOVERNMENT, SCOTLAND
The Scottish Borders (Electoral Arrangements) Order 1998

Made
4th December 1998

Coming into force
1st January 1999

Whereas under section 17(1) of the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1973(1), as read with Schedule 5 to that Act(2), the Local Government Boundary Commission for Scotland on 6th August 1998 submitted to the Secretary of State a report on a review together with its proposals for the future electoral arrangements for the area of Scottish Borders Council;

Now, therefore, in exercise of the powers conferred on him by sections 17(2) and 233(3) of, and Schedule 5 to, the said Act and of all other powers enabling him in that behalf, the Secretary of State hereby makes the following Order:

Citation and commencement

1.  This Order may be cited as the Scottish Borders (Electoral Arrangements) Order 1998 and shall come into force on 1st January 1999.

Interpretation

2.  In the Schedule to this Order–

(a)a reference to–

(i)an electoral ward is a reference to that electoral ward as constituted in this Order; and

(ii)a road, footpath, railway line, river, burn or canal shall, where the context so admits, be construed as a reference to the centre line of the feature concerned; and

(b)the following abbreviations are used:–

“EW” for electoral ward;

“NG Ref” for National Grid Reference as published on Ordnance Survey Maps.

Electoral arrangements

3.  The area of Scottish Borders Council shall be divided into 34 wards, having the names, contents and boundaries set forth in the Schedule to this Order.

Henry B McLeish
Minister of State, Scottish Office
St Andrew’s House,
Edinburgh
4th December 1998

Article 3

SCHEDULEELECTORAL WARDS

Ward 1 Eyemouth and District South

Commencing at NG Ref NT 9560 6260 at Fancove Head on the eastern boundary of Scottish Borders Council area; then westward to NG Ref NT 9400 6260 at the Eye Water; then generally southwestward along the said water to NG Ref NT 9336 6124; then southeastward in a straight line to NG Ref NT 9350 6087 on the Edinburgh to London railway line; then northeastward along the said railway line to NG Ref NT 9405 6106 at the unclassified road leading to Flemington Farm; then generally southeastward and southwestward along the said road to NG Ref NT 9390 6000 at its junction with the unclassified road to Ayton; then generally southeastward along the said road to NG Ref NT 9442 5914 at the unclassified road from Lamberton Moor to Bastleridge; then generally westward along the unnamed road leading to Prenderguest to its junction with an unnamed road at NG Ref NT 9322 5899 and southeastward along the said unnamed road leading to Foulden Hill to NG Ref NT 9340 5858; then southwestward in a straight line to NG Ref NT 9170 5820 on the unnamed road leading from Whiterig to Moorpark; then southeastward along the said road to the track leading to Moor Park Farm; then generally northwestward along the said track to NG Ref NT 9057 5797 at the B6355 road; then northeastward in a straight line to NG Ref NT 9076 6024 at the Horn Burn; then generally eastward along the said burn to its confluence with the Eye Water; then generally northwestward along the said water to NG Ref NT 8996 6204; then northward along an unnamed tributary to where it is crossed by the A1(T) road; then northwestward in a straight line to NG Ref NT 8942 6431 at the Ale Water; then generally southeastward along the said water to NG Ref NT 9154 6344 at the unclassified road south of Alemill; then generally eastward and northeastward along the said road to NG Ref NT 9375 6421 at its junction with the A1107 and B6355 roads and Northburn Road; then northeastward along Northburn Road to NG Ref NT 9432 6445 on the southern curtilage of the property known as No 62 Northburn Road; then northward along the eastern curtilage of the said property continuing northward, eastward and northeastward along the eastern curtilages of the properties in North Street to NG Ref NT 9433 6453 on the eastern boundary of Scottish Borders Council area; then generally southward along the said boundary to the point of commencement.

Ward 2 Chirnside and District

Commencing at NG Ref NT 9800 5759 south of Megs Dub on the eastern boundary of Scottish Borders Council area; then generally southwestward along the southeastern boundary of Scottish Borders Council area to NG Ref NT 9089 4942 at the River Tweed; then northwestward in a straight line to NG Ref NT 8966 5128 at the unclassified road east of Winfield Farm; then continuing northwestward in a straight line to NG Ref NT 8824 5256 at the B6460 road; then eastward along the said road to NG Ref NT 8912 5282 at the unnamed road leading to Hutton Castle; then generally northwestward along the said road to NG Ref NT 8794 5501 at a ford on the Whiteadder Water; then generally westward along the said water to NG Ref NT 8648 5461 at its confluence with the Blackadder Water; then generally southwestward along the said water to NG Ref NT 8250 5293 at its confluence with the Langton Burn; then generally southwestward along the said burn to NG Ref NT 8061 5210 at the unclassified road between Sinclairs Hill and Cairnhill; then northwestward along the said road to NG Ref NT 7925 5386 at its junction with the A6105 road; then northwestward in a straight line to NG Ref NT 7901 5457 at the A6112 road; then northward along the said road to NG Ref NT 7888 5566 at its junction with the B6365 road; then northeastward in a straight line to NG Ref NT 7975 5720 on the B6355 road; then generally northwestward along the said road to NG Ref NT 7952 5732 at its junction with the A6112 road; then northward and northeastward along the said road to NG Ref NT 8068 6387 at its junction with the unnamed road leading to the B6438 road; then generally south and southeastward along the said unnamed road to NG Ref NT 8226 6025 at its junction with the B6438 road; then northeastward along the said road to the unnamed road at Auchencrow; then southeastward along the said road to and southeastward along the B6437 road to the unnamed road leading to Reston; then northeastward along the said road to the junction with the unnamed road leading to Ayton; then southeastward along the said road to the line of the Edinburgh to Berwick-upon-Tweed railway line; then southeastward along the said railway line to the western boundary of EW 1; then generally southward, southeastward, northeastward, northward and eastward along the western, southern and eastern boundary of EW 1 to NG Ref NT 9560 6260 at Fancove Head on the eastern boundary of Scottish Borders Council area; then generally southeastward along the said boundary to the point of commencement.

Ward 3 Coldstream and District

Commencing at NG Ref NT 8060 5210 at the unclassified road between Sinclairs Hill and Cairnhill on the southern boundary of EW 2; then generally northeastward and southeastward along the said boundary to NG Ref NT 9089 4942 on the eastern boundary of Scottish Borders Council area; then generally southwestward and westward along the said boundary to NG Ref NT 8168 3912; then northward in a straight line to the A698 road at NG Ref NT 8168 3940; then eastward along the said road to the A697 road; then northwestward along the A697 road to the junction with the unnamed road leading to Dunglass Wood; then northeastward along the said road to the point where it crosses the Leet Water; then northwestward along the said water to the unclassified road leading from the B6461 road to Coldstream; then northwestward along the said road to NG Ref NT 8001 4953 at its junction with the B6461 road; then northeastward along the said road to NG Ref NT 8033 4991 at its junction with the A6112 road; then northwestward along the said road to NG Ref NT 7997 5040 at the Blackadder Water; then generally northeastward along the said water to NG Ref NT 8095 5155 at the unclassified road leading to Cairnhill; then northwestward along the said road to the point of commencement.

Ward 4 Duns and District South

Commencing at NG Ref NT 7124 5514 where the eastern boundary of Henlaw Woods meets the unnamed road leading from Longformacus to the A6105 road; then southeastward along the said unnamed road to the point where it crosses the Wellrig Burn; then generally southeastward along the said burn to NG Ref NT 7712 5313 at the A6105 road; then northeastward along the said road to NG Ref NT 7789 5356 at the junction of Langtongate and the unnamed path leading to Grueldykes Farm; then generally southeastward along the said path to the unnamed road leading to Grueldykes Farm at NG Ref NT 7820 5299; then northeastward in a straight line to NG Ref NT 7847 5312; then southeastward in a straight line to NG Ref NT 7850 5304 and northeastward along the track leading to the A6112 road; then generally northward along the said road to NG Ref NT 7871 5378 at its junction with the A6105 road; then generally southeastward and northeastward along the said road to NG Ref NT 7925 5386 at its junction with the unclassified road leading to Cairnhill; then generally southward along the western boundary of EW 2; then generally southward along the western boundary of EW 3 to NG Ref NT 8168 3912 at the boundary of Scottish Borders Council area; then generally southwestward along the said boundary to NG Ref NT 7900 3793 on the River Tweed; then generally northwestward and southwestward along the said river to NG Ref NT 7734 3808 on the boundary between the former districts of Berwickshire and Roxburgh; then generally northwestward and westward along the said boundary to NG Ref NT 6617 4003 at Whitehill on the boundary between the former districts of Berwickshire and Ettrick & Lauderdale; then northeastward and northwestward along the said boundary to NG Ref NT 6643 4096 at the confluence of the Eden Water with the unnamed burn; then northeastward along the said unnamed burn to the B6364 road; then northward along the said road to NG Ref NT 7053 4531 at its junction with the A6105 road; then northwestward in a straight line to NG Ref NT 6958 4610 on the A697 road; then generally northeastward along the western curtilage of the Crawlee Plantation to NG Ref NT 6988 4648 at the unclassified road between Halliburton Farm and Greenlaw; then generally northwestward along the said road to NG Ref NT 6774 4780 at the Blackadder Water; then generally northwestward along the said water to NG Ref NT 6585 5079 at the B6456 road from Westruther to Kettleshiel; then northeastward along the said road to NG Ref NT 6778 5162 on the Millknowe Burn; then generally southeastward along the said burn to NG Ref NT 6854 5073; then northeastward in a straight line to NG Ref NT 7114 5118 at a point on the track on Polwarth Moss; then generally northward along the said track to the point of commencement.

Ward 5 Duns and District North

Commencing at a point in line with the track leading to Redheugh at NG Ref 8223 7078; then generally southeastward along the said track and the continuation thereof to the A1107 road; then southeastward along the said road to the unnamed road leading to Howpark; then southeastward along the said road to the point it crosses the unnamed burn on the western boundary of Old Cambus Wood; then generally southwestward along the said burn to and along the Howpark Burn to a point in line with the northern curtilage of Harelawside; then westward to and along the said curtilage and continuing southwestward to the unnamed road from Grantshouse at NG Ref NT 8106 6586; then southeastward along the said road to the rear curtilages of the properties located on the west side of the road; then westward along the said curtilage to and along the northern curtilage of the school; then southward along the western curtilage of the school to the rear curtilages of the properties located on the northern side of the A1(T) road; then westward along the said curtilages and the continuation thereof to a point in line with the unnamed road leading to Butterdean; then southward to the A1(T) road; then northwestward along the said road to NG Ref 7982 6638; then southwestward in a straight line to NG Ref NT 7972 6631; then southward to the northernmost point on the northern curtilage of Blackburnrig Wood; then generally southwestward along the northern curtilage of the said wood to NG Ref NT 7822 6548 at the northern end of Butterdean Wood; then generally westward and southwestward along the curtilage of the said wood to NG Ref NT 7762 6463 at the Eye Water; then generally southeastward along the said water to NG Ref NT 7988 6375; then generally southeastward along an unnamed track to NG Ref NT 8039 6332 on EW2; then generally southwestward along the western boundary of EW 2 to NG Ref NT 7925 5386; then generally southwestward, northwestward and southward along the northern boundary of EW 4 to NG Ref NT 7134 5430 at Blacksmill Hill; then southwestward to NG Ref NT 6865 5309 at Dirrington Little Law; then generally northwestward to the summits of Eve Law and Sting Law; then westward in a straight line to NG Ref NT 6180 5508 on the boundary between the former districts of Berwickshire and Ettrick & Lauderdale; then generally northwestward along the said boundary to NG Ref NT 5638 6057 on the northern boundary of Scottish Borders Council area; then generally northeastward, eastward, northward and northeastward along the said boundary to NG Ref NT 7720 7260 on the eastern boundary of Scottish Borders Council area; then generally southeastward along the said boundary to the point of commencement.

Ward 6 Eyemouth and District North

Commencing at NG Ref NT 9433 6453 on the northeastern boundary of EW 1; then generally southwestward, northwestward, southeastward and westward along the said boundary to NG Ref NT 9074 6006 at the railway line; then generally northwestward along the northern boundary of EW 2 to NG Ref NT 8039 6332 at Fawcett Wood; then generally northwestward and northeastward along the eastern boundary of EW 5 to the northern boundary of Scottish Borders Council; then generally southeastward along the northern and eastern boundaries of Scottish Borders Council area to the point of commencement.

Ward 7 Kelso and District North

Commencing at NG Ref NT 6617 4005 on the boundary between the former districts of Berwickshire and Roxburgh; then generally eastward and southeastward along the said boundary to NG Ref NT 7734 3808 at the River Tweed; then generally southwestward along the said river to NG Ref NT 7380 3448 at Doctor’s Well; then northwestward to NG Ref NT 7373 3454 at the road A698; then generally northwestward along the northeastern boundary of the property known as Broomcroft, Shedden Park Road; then southwestward along the northern boundary of the said property and the adjoining property known as Broombank; then generally northward along the eastern curtilage of the property known as 17 Woodside Park; then continuing northward along the eastern curtilage of the sewage works; then westward along the northern curtilage of the sewage works; then continuing generally northwestward and westward along the northern curtilage of the properties known as 55-62 Broomlea, then westward along the northern curtilage of the properties known as 9-12 and 16 and 17 Broomlea Court; then southward to NG Ref NT 7334 3469 at the footpath at the northern curtilage of the properties on the north side of Eschiehaugh; then westward along the said footpath to NG Ref NT 7324 3469 at its junction with Eschiehaugh; then generally westward along Eschiehaugh to NG Ref NT 7304 3465 at its junction with the B6461 road; then northward along the said road to NG Ref NT 7303 3473 at the footpath leading to the properties in Inchmyre; then southwestward along the said footpath to the northern curtilage of the said properties; then generally westward along the northern curtilage of the properties known as 73-207 Inchmyre; then continuing westward along the northern curtilage of the properties known as 35-65 Inchmead Crescent to NG Ref NT 7264 3471; then generally northwestward along the footpath through West Broomlands Plantation continuing to NG Ref NT 7238 3478 at the southwestern curtilage of the property known as 11 Kings Croft; then generally northwestward along the southwestern curtilage of the properties known as 6-11 Kings Croft to NG Ref NT 7224 3489 at Angraflat Road; then southwestward along the said road to NG Ref NT 7202 3484 at its junction with the A6089 road, Edinburgh Road; then generally southeastward along the said road to NG Ref NT 7225 3448 at its junction with Roxburgh Street; then southwestward along the said street to NG Ref NT 7229 3437 at the footpath leading to the River Tweed; then southwestward along the said footpath to NG Ref NT 7223 3422 at the River Tweed; then generally southeastward along the said river to NG Ref NT 7250 3389 at its confluence with the River Teviot; then generally southwestward. northwestward and southwestward along the said river to NG Ref NT 6976 2885; then southwestward to NG Ref NT 6914 2824 on the unclassified road from Nisbet to Roxburgh; then southwestward along the said road to NG Ref NT 6905 2788 at Duke’s Strip; then generally northwestward along the southern boundary of Duke’s Strip to NG Ref NT 6655 2935 on the boundary between the former districts of Ettrick & Lauderdale and Roxburgh; then generally northeastward, northwestward and northeastward along the said boundary to the point of commencement.

Ward 8 Kelso Central

Commencing at NG Ref NT 7203 3484; then generally northeastward, eastward and southeastward along the boundary of EW 7 to NG Ref NT 7380 3448 at the River Tweed; then generally southwestward and northwestward along the said river to NG Ref NT 7250 3389; then generally northwestward along the boundary of EW 7 to the point of commencement.

Ward 9 Kelso and District South

Commencing at NG Ref NT 7734 3808 on the River Tweed; then generally northeastward and southeastward along the said river to NG Ref NT 7900 3793 on the eastern boundary of Scottish Borders Council area; then generally southeastward and southwestward along the said boundary to NG Ref NT 7827 1177; then generally westward along field boundaries to NG Ref NT 7745 1162; then generally northwestward to NG Ref 7727 1198; then generally southwestward to NG Ref 7696 1192 on an unnamed tributary of the Kale Water; then generally westward along the said tributary to NG Ref 7619 1194 at the track between Nether Hindhope Farm and Tow Ford; then generally northward along the said track to NG Ref NT 7615 1324; then generally northwestward along the course of Dere Street to NG Ref NT 7400 1896 to the west of Whitton Edge; then northeastward to the south side of Whitton Loch; then generally northeastward around the southern and western banks of the said loch to and northeastward along the Fawlaws Burn to a point in line with the southern curtilage of the wooded area northwest of Shielstockbrae; then northwestward to and along the said curtilage to the path on the western curtilage of the said wooded area; then northeastward along the said path to and the continuation thereof to the B6401 road; then generally northwestward along the said road to NG Ref NT 7453 2554; then northward to NG Ref NT 7455 2564 at the Kale Water; then generally northwestward along the said water to NG Ref NT 7087 2753 at its confluence with the River Teviot; then generally northeastward along the said river to NG Ref NT 6975 2884; then generally northeastward along the eastern boundary of EW 7 to and southeastward and northeastward along the southern boundary of EW8 to and northeastward along the eastern boundary of EW7 to the point of commencement.

Ward 10 Jedburgh and District East

Commencing at NG Ref NT 6655 2935 on the boundary between the former districts of Ettrick & Lauderdale and Roxburgh; then generally southeastward and northeastward along the southern boundary of EW 7 to NG Ref NT 6975 2884; then generally southeastward, southwestward, southward and eastward along the western boundary of EW 9 to NG Ref NT 7835 1180 on the southeastern boundary of Scottish Borders Council area; then generally southward, southwestward and northwestward along the said boundary to a point in line with Leap Hill at NG Ref NT 7289 0703; then northward in a straight line to the summit of Philip Law; then northward in a straight line to the point where the unnamed road from Stripend to Riccalton crosses the How Burn; then northwestward in a straight line to the source of the Newbigging Burn; then generally northward along the said burn to NG Ref NT 7065 1500; then generally southwestward to NG Ref NT 6936 1416 at the unclassified Oxnam to Camptown road; then generally westward and southwestward along the said road to NG Ref NT 6794 1353 at its junction with the A68 road; then generally northwestward along the said road to NG Ref NT 6513 1971 at the Howden Burn; then southeastward along the said burn to NG Ref NT 6545 1960; then northward to NG Ref NT 6544 1968 at the south end of Howden Road; then northward along the said road continuing northward along Blair Avenue to NG Ref NT 6542 2052 at its junction with Oxnam Road; then southwestward along the said road to NG Ref NT 6539 2049 at its junction with The Bountrees; then northeastward along The Bountrees to NG Ref NT 6543 2065 at the unnamed track leading to the sports ground; then southwestward to NG Ref NT 6532 2064 at the junction of Waterside, Boundaries and Old Bridge End; then southwestward along Old Bridge End to NG Ref NT 6526 2060 at the Canongate Bridge; then westward across the said bridge to the footpath at the eastern curtilage of the properties known as Duck Row; then southward and westward to NG Ref NT 6521 2053 at the A68[T] road; then generally northeastward along the A68[T] road to the junction of Waterside and Forthill Terrace; then northeastward along Forthill Terrace to and along the rear curtilages of the properties on the western side of Headrig; then northwestward along Headrig to the junction with the A68[T] road; then northward along the said road to its junction with the A698 road at Bonjedward; then generally northeastward along the said road to NG Ref NT 6746 2450; then northwestward to NG Ref NT 6685 2558 on the B6400 road; then northeastward along the said road to NG Ref NT 6712 2575 to the west of West Nisbet; then northwestward in a straight line to NG Ref NT 6530 2720; then northeastward in a straight line to NG Ref NT 6599 2785; then northwestward in a straight line to NG Ref NT 6556 2836; then northeastward to the point of commencement.

Ward 11 Jedburgh and District West

Commencing at NG Ref NT 5566 1286 where the A6088 road crosses the Dean Burn; then generally northeastward to the Summit of Rubers Law at NG Ref NT 5803 1558; then generally eastward along the southern boundary of Gilboa Wood and its prolongation in a straight line to the Rule Water; then southward along the said water to NG Ref NT 6005 1505; then eastward along an unnamed tributary to NG Ref NT 6132 1504 at the B6357 road; then northeastward along the said road to NG Ref NT 6160 1562; then generally northward along the western curtilage of woodland to NG Ref NT 6160 1649 at Watch Knowe; then generally northeastward along boundaries to NG Ref NT 6200 1819 at Black Law; then generally northeastward to NG Ref NT 6301 1951 at the B6358 road; then westward along the said road to the point where it crosses Knowesouth Burn west of Ruecastle; then generally northward along the said burn to the A698 road; then northeastward along the said road to NG Ref NT 6404 2357 at its junction with the A68[T] road; then eastward along the said road to NG Ref NT 6534 2358 at its junction with the A698 road at Bonjedward on the western boundary of EW 10; then generally southward and southeastward along the said boundary to NG Ref NT 7289 0703 on the southern boundary of Scottish Borders Council area; then generally southwestward along the said boundary to NG Ref NT 6404 0110; then generally northwestward to NG Ref NT 6264 0152 at Hartshorn Pike; then generally northwestward following forestry fences and tracks to NG Ref NT 5762 0395 at Wigg Knowe; then generally southwestward to NG Ref NT 5544 0158; then generally northwestward and northward to NG Ref NT 5419 0180; then generally northwestward to NG Ref NT 5374 0218 at the B6399 road; then generally northwestward and northward along the said road to NG Ref NT 5264 0703; then generally northeastward to NG Ref NT 5350 0800; then generally northeastward along the northwestern boundary of Stonedge Hill continuing northeastward to NG Ref NT 5560 1060; then generally northwestward to NG Ref NT 5520 1120; then generally northeastward to the point of commencement.

Ward 12 Hermitage

Commencing at NG Ref NT 2954 0756 on the southern boundary of the Scottish Borders Council area at a point north of Moodlaw Loch; then northeastward to the confluence of the Rankle Burn with the unnamed burn at NG Ref NT 3045 0795; then generally northeastward along the line of the Rankle Burn to the point where it is crossed by the path leading to Ropelawshiel; then generally southeastward along the said path to the path leading to the B711 road; then generally northeastward along the said path to the B711 road; then northeastward in a straight line to the summit of Bleak Law and continuing northeastward in a straight line to the summit of Broadgair Knowe; then southeastward in a straight line to the summit of Alemoor Craig; then southeastward in a straight line to the confluence of Gowdie Sike with the Ale Water; then generally northeastward and southeastward along the line of the Ale Water and an unnamed tributary to the northern curtilage of the property known as Blawearie; then northeastward along the said curtilage to the unnamed road leading to the B711 road; then southeastward along the line of the said unnamed road to the path leading northeastward to the A7(T) road; then northeastward along the said path to NG Ref NT 4545 1762; then southeastward in a straight line to the unnamed burn southeast of Pisgah Hill; then generally southeastward along the said burn to and continuing southeastward along the Wilton Burn to the point where it is crossed by the path leading from Brieryhill to Whitfield; then southeastward along the said path to the junction with the path leading to Highchesters; then southwestward to the summit of Borthaugh Hill and the continuing thereof in a straight line southwestward to the B711 road; then generally eastward along the said road to the River Teviot; then northeastward along the said river to a point in line with the field boundary at NG Ref NT 4815 1348 north of Martinshouse; then southeastward to NG Ref NT 4820 1347 and continuing southeastward along the line of the said field boundary and continuing southeastward in a straight line to the track leading to the unnamed road from Hawick to Haysike; then northeastward along the said track to the said unnamed road; then southeastward by line of field boundaries to the unnamed road leading from Hawick to St Leonard’s Park; then northeastward along the said unnamed road to and northeastward along Haggis Ha Brae and Rosebank Road to the junction with Renwick Terrace; then northeastward along Renwick Terrace to a point in line with the path leading to the Slitrig Water; then southeastward to and northeastward, southeastward and northeastward along the said path to the footbridge over the Slitrig Water; then northeastward along the said river to the point where it is crossed by the B6399 road; then southeastward along the said road to and along Mill Path to the line of the dismantled railway line; then generally southwestward along the said railway line to a point in line with the field boundary running through the cemetery; then southeastward to and along the said field boundary to the track leading to Wellogate Brae located to the east of the properties Nos 1 to 55 Fisher Avenue; then northeastward along the said track to the southern curtilage of No 5 Wester Braid Road; then southeastward and northeastward along the southern and eastern curtilage of the said property to the eastern curtilage of No 4 Wester Braid Road; then continuing northeastward along the eastern curtilages of Nos 4 to 1 Wester Braid Road to the unnamed road leading to Ormiston; then southeastward along the said road to the eastern curtilage of the allotment gardens located on the north side of the unnamed road; then northeastward to and along the said curtilage and the eastern curtilage of St Mary’s Manse; then continuing northeastward by line of field boundary to the track leading from the greyhound track to the unnamed road leading to Orchard Farm;

then generally northwestward along the said track to and northeastward along the said unnamed road to the southern curtilage of Orchard Farm; then southeastward and northeastward along the southern and eastern curtilages of Orchard Farm and its prolongation in a straight line to a point NG Ref NT 5243 1490 to an unnamed road; then northeastward, northwestward and northeastward along the said unnamed road to a point in line with the western curtilage of the property known as Firden located on the south side of the said unnamed road; then southeastward and northeastward along the western and southern curtilages of the said property to the A6088 road; then generally southeastward along the A6088 road to the point where it is crossed by The Dean Burn and the western boundary of EW 11; then generally southwestward, southeastward, northeastward and southeastward along the said boundary to the southern boundary of the Scottish Borders Council area; then generally southwestward and northwestward along the said boundary to the point of commencement.

Ward 13 Burnfoot and Mansfield

Commencing at NG Ref NT 4987 2019 where the track leading from Harelaw meets the A7(T) road; then northeastward in a straight line to the Huntlaw Burn; then northeastward and southeastward along the said burn to the confluence with Dearly Burn; then southeastward to the B6359 road; then generally eastward along the said road to the unnamed road leading from Hassendean to Hawick; then southward along the said road to the junction with the unnamed road leading to Hassendean Bank; then southeastward along the unnamed road to NG Ref NT 5495 1800; then southeastward in a straight line to the A698 road; then southwestward along the said road to the junction with the unnamed road leading to Courthill; then northwestward along the said road to the point where it crosses the River Teviot; then southwestward along the said river to the footbridge leading from Noble Place to Mansfield Road; then northward along the said footbridge to and northeastward along Mansfield Road to the eastern curtilage of Eastfield Mill; then generally northeastward and northwestward along the said curtilage to and continuing northwestward in a straight line to the track following the line of the dismantled railway; then northeastward along the said track to an unnamed path ; then generally northward along the said path to the track leading to Wilton Cemetery; then northwestward along the said track to Wilton Cemetery; then northwestward along the track on the western curtilage of Wilton Cemetery to and northwestward in a straight line to the A7(T) road; then generally northwestward along the said road to the point of commencement.

Ward 14 Silverbuthall

Commencing at NG Ref NT 5084 1625 on the western boundary of EW 13 at the junction of Guthrie Drive with the A7(T) road; then generally southward and northeastward along the said EW boundary to the Weir at NG Ref NT 5109 1534; then southward to the rear curtilage of No 31 Oliver Park; then generally southwestward along curtilages of Nos 11 to 31 Orchard Park, 9 Salisbury Avenue and 17 to 35 Weensland Road to Weensland Road; then southwestward along the said road to the junction with Linden Crescent; then southward and northeastward along Linden Crescent to and southward along Linden Terrace and Dalkeith Place to Brougham Place; then northwestward along Brougham Place to the High Street; then southwestward along the said street to the junction with Baker Street; then northwestward along the said Baker Street to and southwestward along Teviot Crescent to the junction with Teviot Road; then southwestward in a straight line to the River Teviot; then southwestward along the said river to Albert Bridge; then northwestward along Albert Road to and northeastward along Wilton Path to the junction with Princes Street; then northeastward along the said street to a point in line with the southern curtilage of No 48 Princes Street; then northward to the path leading to Wilton Crescent; then northward along the said path to and along Wilton Crescent to a point in line with the northern curtilage of Nos 8 to 10 Dickson Street; then northeastward to and along the said curtilage to Dickson Street; then northwestward along the said street to and continuing northwestward along Stirches Road to a point in line with the northern curtilage of Wilton Primary School; then northeastward to and along the said curtilage to the junction of Silverbuthall Road and Branxholme Road; then generally northeastward along Branxholme Road to Churchill Road; then northeastward along Churchill Road to Silverbuthall Road then continuing northeastward along the said road to the junction of Atkinson Road; then along Atkinson Road to the southern curtilage of the play area east of Bowden Road; then southeastward, northeastward along the southern and eastern curtilages of the said play area and continuing northward along the rear curtilages of Nos 9-11 Ancrum Court to Guthrie Drive; then northeastward along Guthrie Drive to the point of commencement.

Ward 15 Weensland

Commencing at NG Ref NT 5455 1765 on the eastern boundary of EW 13 at the junction of the A698 road and the unnamed road leading to Whitriggs; then southeastward and southwestward along the said unnamed road to Whitriggs; then generally southeastward to the end of the track running southeastward from Whitriggs; then northeastward in a straight line to the summit of Rubers Law; then southwestward in a straight line to the point where the A6088 road crosses the Dean Burn and the northern boundary of EW 12; then northwestward, southwestward and northwestward along the said EW boundary to Mill Path; then northwestward along Mill Path to the junction with Back Dam Gate; then generally northeastward along Back Dam Gate to its junction with Cross Wynd, Allars Bank and Lothian Street; then generally northeastward along the said street to and along Melgund Place to the southern boundary of EW 14; then generally northeastward along the said EW boundary to the southern boundary of EW 13; then northeastward along the said EW boundary to the point of commencement.

Ward 16 Teviot and Central

Commencing at NG Ref NT 4817 1348 on the northern boundary of EW 12 on the River Teviot; then generally northeastward along the River Teviot to the southern boundary of EW 14 at the Albert Bridge; then generally northeastward along the said boundary to the western boundary of EW 15; then generally southwestward along the said EW boundary to the northern boundary of EW 12; then generally southwestward along the said boundary to the point of commencement.

Ward 17 Wilton

Commencing at NG Ref NT 4545 1761 on the northern boundary of EW 12; then generally northeastward along the track leading to the A7(T) road; then southeastward along the said road to the western boundary of EW 13; then generally southeastward along the said boundary to the northern boundary of EW 14; then generally southwestward along the northern and western boundaries of the said EW to the northern boundary of EW 16; then generally southwestward along the northern and western boundaries of the said EW to the northern boundary of EW 12; then generally northwestward along the said EW boundary to the point of commencement.

Ward 18 Galawater and Lauderdale

Commencing at NG Ref NT 3152 4816 at Blackhope Scar on the western boundary of the Scottish Borders Council area; then generally northeastward along the said boundary to NG Ref NT 5637 6057 on the boundary between the former districts of Ettrick & Lauderdale and Berwickshire; then generally southeastward, southwestward, southward and southeastward along the said boundary to NG Ref NT 6273 4518 at the Eden Water; then generally southwestward along the said water to its confluence with the Dowiedean Burn; then generally westward along the said burn to NG Ref NT 5906 4446; then southwestward in a straight line to NG Ref NT 5822 4438 at the junction of the roads from Boon and Old Boon to Ledgerwood; then southwestward in a straight line to NG Ref NT 5632 4258 where the road between Birkhill and Galadean is crossed by a line of high tension cables; then generally westward along the line of the said cables to the unnamed road leading to Wooplaw; then generally southwestward along the said road to the junction with the unnamed road leading to Stow; then northwestward along the road leading to Stow to NG Ref NT 4704 4356 at the track leading to Torsonce Mains; then southward to NG Ref NT 4680 4276 at the track leading to Halkburn Farm buildings; then southeastward along the said track to NG Ref NT 4708 4092 on the northern curtilage of the said buildings; then southward and westward along the eastern and southern curtilages of the said buildings and generally southwestward to and along the line of the unclassified road leading to the properties at Whitelee Farm on the east side of the road following the eastern curtilage of the said properties continuing southwestward along the unclassified road to NG Ref NT 4655 3929 at the junction with the A7 (T) road; then southward to NG Ref NT 4654 3919 on the Gala Water; then northwestward along the said water to NG Ref NT 4653 4010 at its confluence with Crosslee Burn; then generally southwestward along the said burn to NG Ref NT 4434 3923; then northwestward in a straight line to NG Ref NT 4254 4192 at Ferniehirst Hill; then northwestward to NG Ref NT 4054 4378 at Scroof Hill; then northwestward to NG Ref NT 3890 4454 at Deaf Heights; then southwestward to NG Ref NT 3716 4400 on the boundary between the former districts of Ettrick & Lauderdale and Tweeddale; then generally northwestward along the said boundary to the point of commencement.

Ward 19 Earlston, Gordon and District

Commencing at NG Ref NT 6180 5508 on the boundary of EW 5; then generally eastward along the southern boundary of EW 5; then generally southward along the western boundary of EW 4; then generally southwestward along the northern boundary of EW 7 to NG Ref NT 6209 3682 on the line of high tension cables; then westward along the line of the said cables to NG Ref NT 6018 3662; then generally southeastward to NG Ref NT 6052 3542 on the unclassified road from Smailholm to Leaderfoot; then southwestward along the said road to NG Ref NT 5780 3472 at the Leader Water; then generally northward along the said water to its confluence with Packmans Burn; then westward along the said burn to NG Ref NT 5516 3622; then northwestward in a straight line to a point NG Ref NT 5460 3633 on an unclassified road; then generally southwestward along the said unclassified road to NG Ref NT 5337 3550 at its junction with an unclassified road from the B6374 road to Gattonside Mains; then northwestward and southwestward along the said road to its junction with the B6374 road; then northwestward along the said road to NG Ref NT 5236 3548 at the Allan Water; then generally northeastward, northwestward and northward along the said water to NG Ref NT 5194 3918; then southwestward to NG Ref NT 5170 3912 at the unclassified road between Easter Langlee and Langshaw; then southwestward to NG Ref NT 5106 3894; then northwestward along the unclassified road leading to Hawksnest Farm to NG Ref NT 4935 4090 on the southern curtilage of the farm buildings; then westward, northward and eastward on the western curtilage of the said farm buildings to NG Ref NT 4930 4104 at the said unclassified road; then generally northwestward along the said road to NG Ref NT 4881 4187; then generally northeastward, eastward, southeastward and northeastward along the southern boundary of EW 18 to NG Ref NT 6284 4518 on the boundary between the former districts of Ettrick & Lauderdale and Berwickshire; then generally northwestward, northward and northeastward along the said boundary to the point of commencement.

Ward 20 Melrose and District

Commencing at NG Ref NT 5265 3536 on the B6374 road; then generally northward, eastward and southward along the southern boundary of EW 19 to NG Ref NT 5780 3472 at the Leader Water; then southwestward then northwestward along the said water to NG Ref NT 5783 3455 at the River Tweed; then northwestward along the said river to NG Ref NT 5756 3465 at the A68[T] road; then generally southward along the said road to NG Ref NT 5780 3393 at the Bogle Burn; then generally southwestward along the said burn to NG Ref NT 5624 3305 at the source of the said burn; then northwestward in a straight line to NG Ref NT 5514 3326 to the east of Dingleton Mains; then generally southward to NG Ref NT 5515 3228; then westward to NG Ref NT 5370 3238 on the B6359 road; then generally westward to NG Ref NT 5148 3224 on a track to the northeast side of Cauldshiels Loch; then generally northwestward along the said track to NG Ref NT 5106 3247; then westward in a straight line to a point NG Ref NT 5093 3247 on an unnamed road leading to Upper Faldonside; then southwestward along the said unnamed road to a point NG Ref NT 5089 3230 in line with the northern boundary of an unnamed wooded area; then westward to and generally southwestward along the said boundary of the unnamed wooded area to a point on the boundary at NG Ref NT 5056 3223; then northwestward in a straight line to a point on an access road leading to Faldonside Farm at NG Ref NT 4970 3289; then northwestward along the said access road to and southwestward along the B6360 road to its junction with the southern access point to Faldonside House at NG Ref NT 4946 3289; then northwestward in a straight line to the River Tweed; then northeastward along the said river to the bridge crossing on the A6091 road; then generally eastward along the said road to NG Ref NT 5281 3452 at its junction with the B6360 road; then northeastward along the said road to NG Ref NT 5301 3465 at its junction with the B6374 road; then generally northwestward along the said road to the point it crosses the River Tweed; then northwestward along the centre line of the said river to a point in line with the junction of the unnamed road leading from Pavilion Farm and the B6374 road; then northeastward to the said junction and the point of commencement.

Ward 21 Scott’s View

Commencing at NG Ref NT 5780 3472 at the Leader Water; then generally northeastward along the southern boundary of EW 19 to NG Ref NT 6210 3682 on the boundary between the former districts of Ettrick & Lauderdale and Roxburgh; then generally southeastward, southwestward, northwestward and southwestward along the said boundary to NG Ref NT 5685 2761; then northwestward in a straight line to NG Ref NT 5602 2927 on the West Burn; then generally northeastward along the said burn to NG Ref NT 5718 2998 at the unclassified road leading to Camieston Farm; then northwestward along the said road to NG Ref NT 5673 3092 at the Bowden Burn; then northeastward along the said burn to NG Ref NT 5730 3120; then northwestward in a straight line to NG Ref NT 5680 3198 at the Glenburnie Burn; then generally southwestward along the said burn to NG Ref NT 5618 3165; then northwestward in a straight line to NG Ref NT 5515 3228 on the southeastern boundary of EW 20; then generally northward, eastward, northeastward and northwestward along the said boundary to the point of commencement.

Ward 22 Alewater and Denholm

Commencing at NG Ref NT 5148 3224 on a track on the northeastern side of Cauldshiels Loch on the southern boundary of EW 20; then generally eastward along the said EW boundary to and generally southeastward along the southern boundary of EW 21 to the western boundary of EW 10; then generally southward along the said boundary to the northern boundary of EW 11; then generally southwestward, southward and northwestward along the said EW boundary to the eastern boundary of EW 15; then generally northwestward along the eastern and northern boundaries of the said EW to the eastern boundary of EW 13; then northwestward and southwestward along the eastern and northern boundaries of the said EW to the northern boundary of EW 17; then generally southwestward along the northern boundary of EW 17 to the Woo Burn; then generally northeastward and northwestward along the Woo Burn to the unnamed road leading from Burnfoot to Shielswood; then northward along the said road to the unnamed road leading from Castleside to Easter Essenside; then northeastward along the said unnamed road to the track leading to Wollrig; then northwestward along the said track to Wollrig; then northwestward along the unnamed road leading to Hartwoodmyres to the track leading to Outer Huntly; then northeastward in a straight line to the summit of Brown Moor Heights; then northeastward in a straight line to the junction of the A7(T) road and the track running southward through the Big Wood; then northeastward along the A7(T) road to the junction with the A699 road; then generally northeastward along the said road to its junction with a track at NG Ref NT 5022 2816; then northwestward along the said track to a point NG Ref NT 5004 2831; then northeastward in a straight line to where the western boundary of Helm Plantation meets the northern boundary at NG Ref NT 5221 2942; then northwestward in a straight line to a point on a track on the northeastern side of Cauldshields Loch at NG Ref NT 5148 3224 and the point of commencement.

Ward 23 Old Selkirk

Commencing at NG Ref NT 5148 3224 at a point on the western boundary of EW 22; then generally southeastward and southwestward along the western boundary of EW 22 to the junction of the A699 road and the A7(T) road; then generally northwestward along The Loan, South Port and Kirk Wynd to the junction of the A707 road and the A7(T) road; then northeastward along the A7(T) road to and along High Street to Chapel Street; then westward along Chapel Street to and northwestward along the southern curtilage of the Health Centre; then northward along the southeastern curtilage of the property known as Sundene; then northwestward along the rear curtilages of the dwellings in Viewfield Park to Ettrick Terrace (A7(T) road); then generally northeastward along the said road to the River Tweed; then northeastward along the said river to the southern boundary of EW 20; then generally southeastward along the said EW boundary to the western boundary of EW 22 and the point of commencement.

Ward 24 Forest

Commencing at NG Ref NT 4898 3238 on the western boundary of EW 23 where the A7(T) road crosses the River Tweed; then generally southward along the said EW boundary to and generally southwestward, southeastward and southwestward along the western boundary of EW 22 to the northern boundary of EW 17; then generally southwestward along the said EW boundary to the northern boundary of EW 12; then generally southwestward along the northern boundary of EW 12 to the southern boundary of the Scottish Borders Council area; then generally westward and northeastward along the said council area boundary to NG Ref NT 1671 1750 at Lochcraig Head; then northwestward in a straight line to the summit of Nickies Knowe; then northwestward in a straight line to Megget Stone and the summit of Cairn Law; then northward to the summit of Broad Law; then northeastward in straight lines to the summits of Cramalt Craig, Dun Law and Notman Law; then southeastward in a straight line to the summit of Greenside Law; then northeastward in straight lines to the summits of Redsike Head, Black Law, Black Cleuch Hill, White Cleuch and Dun Rig; then southeastward in straight lines to the summits of Whiteknowe Head and Glenlude Hill; then southeastward to the point where the track leading through the wooded area at Paddock Slack meets the B709 road on the southern boundary of the said wooded area; then northeastward along the B709 road to the point where it crosses the Paddock Burn; then northeastward along the Paddock Burn to the confluence with the Curly Burn; then generally southeastward along the Curly Burn to NG Ref NT 3303 3118; then southeastward to the junction of the tracks west of Glengaber; then northeastward to the summit of Minch Moor; then northeastward along the track leading to the Southern Upland Way; then generally southeastward along the track to the Three Brethren; then generally southeastward and northeastward along the track on the southern boundary of Yair Hill Forest; then continuing northeastward along the said boundary to the A707 road; then northwestward along the said road to the junction with the track leading to Raelees Wood; then northward in a straight line to the River Tweed; then generally eastward along the said river to the point of commencement.

Ward 25 Netherdale

Commencing at NG Ref NT 4939 3615 at the bridge at the north of Market Street where it crosses the Gala Water; then generally southeastward along the said water to its confluence with the River Tweed; then generally southwestward along the said river to the western boundary of EW 20; then generally southwestward along the said boundary to the western boundary of EW 23; then generally southwestward along the said boundary to the northern boundary of EW 24; then generally southwestward and northwestward along the said boundary to NG Ref NT 4730 3236; then generally northeastward to NG Ref NT 4765 3349 at Mount Skep; then northeastward in a straight line to NG Ref NT 4864 3557; then continuing northeastward to NG Ref NT 4864 3513 at Moss Burn; then northwestward and northeastward along the line of field boundaries to and generally northeastward along the northeastern boundary of Gala Academy Playing Fields to NG Ref NT 4886 3592 at Livingstone Place; then northeastward along Livingstone Place to the entrance of Scott Park; then southeastward along the unclassified road through Scott Park to the junction with St John Street and Scott Street; then northeastward along St John Street to its junction with Bank Street; then southeastward round Cornmill Square to its junction with Market Street; then northeastward along the said street to the point of commencement.

Ward 26 Lower Langlee and Tweedbank

Commencing at NG Ref NT 5006 3587 at the junction of Glenfield Crescent with the B6374 road; then generally eastward along the said road to NG Ref NT 5265 3536 at its junction with the unclassified road leading to Gattonside Mains; then generally southeastward, southwestward and northwestward along the boundary of EW 20 to NG Ref NT 5094 3469 at the bridge crossing the River Tweed; then generally northeastward along the said river to its confluence with the Gala Water; then northeastward along the said water to NG Ref NT 5005 3561 to the south of Glenfield Crescent; then northward along Glenfield Crescent to the point of commencement.

Ward 27 Upper Langlee and Ladhope

Commencing at NG Ref NT 4654 3919 on the Gala Water; then northward and southeastward along the southern boundary of EW 18 to NG Ref NT 4800 4308 at the unclassified Stow to Wooplaw road; then generally southeastward along the western boundary of EW 19 to NG Ref NT 5238 3548 at the B6374 road; then generally northwestward along the northern boundary of EW 26 to NG Ref NT 5006 3587 at the junction of Glenfield Crescent with Melrose Road; then continuing northwestward along the said road to its junction with Station Brae; then westward along Station Brae to the northern curtilage of the properties at Beechbank Place; then generally northeastward along the northern curtilage of Beechbank Place to Currie Road at its junction with Ladhope Vale; then northwestward along Ladhope Vale to NG Ref NT 4902 3650 at the Ladhope Bridge where it crosses the Gala Water; then generally northwestward along the said water to NG Ref NT 4733 3762; then westward to NG Ref NT 4715 3769 at the A72 road; then northwestward and southwestward along the said road to NG Ref NT 4631 3746; then northeastward in a straight line to the point of commencement.

Ward 28 Kilnknowe and Clovenfords

Commencing at NG Ref NT 3716 4400 on the southwestern boundary of EW 18; then generally northeastward and southeastward along the said boundary to NG Ref NT 4654 3919 on the western boundary of EW 27; then southwestward, northeastward and southeastward along the said boundary to NG Ref NT 4902 3650 at Ladhope Bridge; then southwestward along Bridge Place continuing southwestward along Roxburgh Street to the footpath leading to Roxburgh Place; then southwestward and southeastward along the said footpath to the northeastern end of Roxburgh Place; then southwestward along Roxburgh Place to its junction with Gala Park and Scott Street; then southeastward along Scott Street to its junction with Lintburn Street; then generally westward and northwestward along the said street to its junction with Stanley Street; then southwestward along the said street to its junction with Meigle Street; then westward and northwestward along the said street to its junction with Mossilee Road; then southwestward along the said road to NG Ref NT 4804 3611; then westward in a straight line to NG Ref NT 4670 3608 and a point on the western boundary of the wooded area located to the east of the mast at Meigle Hill; then southwestward, southeastward and northeastward along the western and southern boundaries of the said wooded area to NG Ref NT 4672 3549; then southward in a straight line to NG Ref NT 4668 3519 at Mossilee Hill; then generally southeastward to NG Ref NT 4720 3429 and the point where the path leading from the property known as Mossilee meets the line of the Southern Upland Way; then generally southeastward to NG Ref NT 4764 3347 at Mount Skep and the western boundary of EW 25; then southwestward along the said boundary to the northern boundary of EW 24; then generally westward along the said boundary to NG Ref NT 3799 3282 on the boundary between the former districts of Ettrick & Lauderdale and Tweeddale; then generally northward, southeastward and northwestward along the said boundary to the point of commencement.

Ward 29 Mossilee and Central

Commencing at NG Ref NT 4902 3650 at the northeast end of Ladhope Bridge on the southwestern boundary of EW 27; then generally southeastward along the said boundary to the western boundary of EW 26 at the junction of Glenfield Crescent and Melrose Road; then southward along the said boundary to the northeastern boundary of EW 25 at the Gala Water; then generally northwestward and southwestward along the northern and northwestern boundaries of EW 25 to the eastern boundary of EW 28 at Mount Skep; then generally northwestward, northward, eastward and northeastward along the said boundary to the point of commencement.

Ward 30 Innerleithen and Walkerburn

Commencing at NG Ref NT 2812 4802 on the northern boundary of Scottish Borders Council area at the northmost boundary of Glentress Forest; then southeastward and northeastward along the northern boundary of Scottish Borders Council area to NG Ref NT 3151 4818 and the western boundary of EW 18; then generally southeastward along the said boundary to NG Ref NT 3716 4400 and the western boundary of EW 28; then southwestward and northwestward along the said boundary to NG Ref NT 3840 3754 and continuing southwestward and northwestward along the River Tweed to NG Ref NT 3075 3926 at its confluence with Dirtpot Burn; then northeastward along the said burn to NG Ref NT 3118 4000; then northward in a straight line to NG Ref NT 3139 4100 on the boundary of Glentress Forest; then generally northwestward and northeastward along the said boundary to NG Ref NT 2930 4373 where the forest boundary is crossed by a track; then generally northwestward along the said track to NG Ref NT 2775 4588 on the western boundary of Glentress Forest; then generally northward and northeastward along the boundary of the said forest to the point of commencement.

Ward 31 Peebles and District South

Commencing at NG Ref NT 2504 4029 at the Tweed Bridge; then generally southeastward along the River Tweed to NG Ref NT 3075 3926 and the southern boundary of EW 30; then southeastward and northeastward along the said boundary to the western boundary of EW 28; then southward along the said boundary to the northern boundary of EW 24; then generally westward along the said boundary to NG Ref NT 2536 3158; then northwestward in a straight line to NG Ref NT 2400 3303 at Hundelshope Burn; then generally northwestward along the said burn to NG Ref NT 2300 3636; then northeastward along the southern curtilage and northwestward along the eastern curtilage of Hundelshope to NG Ref NT 2305 3650 at the access road to Hundelshope; then northeastward along the said access road to NG Ref NT 2423 3686 at its junction with an unnamed road leading to Cademuir; then northeastward along the said road to NG Ref NT 2515 3872; then westward in a straight line to NG Ref NT 2490 3877 on the eastern boundary of Cademuir Plantation; then generally northwestward and southwestward along the boundary of the said plantation to NG Ref NT 2467 3908; then generally westward and northward along the southern and western curtilages of the properties known as Tantah and Loaningdale to NG Ref NT 2466 3935 at Edderston Road; then generally northward along the said road to NG Ref NT 2462 3985 at its junction with a former coach road; then generally northeastward along the line of the said coach road and along the access road to Wester Loaning to NG Ref NT 2486 3994 at its junction with the road known as Frankscroft; then northwestward along the said road to NG Ref NT 2485 4001 at its junction with Chambers Terrace; then northeastward along the said terrace to NG Ref NT 2497 4003; then northwestward and northeastward along the path which lies on the western and northern curtilages of the property known as Craigmor and the northern curtilage of the property know as Sapin Vert to NG Ref NT 2502 4011 at Caledonian Road; then northeastward along the said road to NG Ref NT 2505 4018 at Kingsmeadow Road; then northward along the said road to the point of commencement.

Ward 32 Peebles and District East

Commencing at NG Ref NT 2379 4403 at the confluence of Eddleston Water and Windylaws Burn; then generally northeastward along the said burn to NG Ref NT 2512 4500; then northeastward in a straight line to NG Ref NT 2782 4572 at Cardon Law; then northwestward to the western boundary of EW 30; then generally southeastward and southwestward along the said boundary to NG Ref NT 3075 3928 on the northern boundary of EW 31; then generally southwestward and northwestward along the said boundary to NG Ref NT 2504 4029 at the Tweed Bridge; then northward along the B7062 road to its junction with the A72 road; then northwestward and westward along the said road to its junction with Young Street; then northwestward along the said street to its junction with Rosetta Road; then generally northwestward along the said road to NG Ref NT 2445 4160 where it crosses the Gill Burn; then northeastward along the said burn to its confluence with the Eddleston Water; then generally northwestward along the said river to the point of commencement.

Ward 33 Peebles and Upper Tweed

Commencing at NG Ref NT 1003 4444 where the A721 road meets the western boundary of Scottish Borders Council area; then generally eastward along the said road to where it meets the A72; then northeastward and generally southeastward along the said road to where it crosses the Lyne Water; then generally southeastward along the Lyne Water to its confluence with the River Tweed; then generally northeastward along the said river to a point in line with the track leading to Jedderfield; then northward to and northwestward along the said track to the eastern boundary of Jedderfield Plantation; then northeastward along the said boundary to and along the track leading to the unnamed road leading to Peebles; then southeastward along the said unnamed road to the western boundary of EW 32; then generally southeastward along the said EW boundary to Tweed Bridge on the western boundary of EW 31; then generally southwestward and southeastward along the said boundary to NG Ref NT 2537 3154 at Dun Rig on the western boundary of EW 24; then generally southwestward, northwestward, southwestward and southeastward along the said boundary to NG Ref NT 1672 1750 on the southern boundary of Scottish Borders Council area; then generally southwestward, northwestward, northeastward, northwestward and northeastward along the said boundary to the point of commencement.

Ward 34 West Linton and District

Commencing at NG Ref NT 1003 4444 on the western boundary of Scottish Borders Council area; then generally northeastward, southwestward, northwestward, northeastward, eastward, and southeastward along the said boundary to NG Ref NT 2812 4802 on the northern boundary of EW 30; then generally southwestward and southeastward along the said boundary to NG Ref NT 2774 4588 on the northern boundary of EW 32; then generally southwestward and southeastward along the northern and western boundaries of the said EW to the northern boundary of EW 33; then generally westward and northwestward along the said boundary to the point of commencement.

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order)
This Order gives effect to proposals made by the Local Government Boundary Commission for Scotland for the future electoral arrangements for the area of Scottish Borders Council. The proposals follow on the review of the whole of Scotland undertaken by the Commission in terms of Schedule 5 to the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1973. The area of Scottish Borders Council is divided into 34 electoral wards as described in the Schedule to the Order. The Order makes minor modifications to the boundaries of Wards 22 and 23 as compared to the proposals submitted to the Secretary of State by the Commission. In terms of paragraph 1 of Schedule 2 to the Local Government etc. (Scotland) Act 1994, the wards apply with effect from the ordinary election of councillors due to take place in May 1999.


(1)
1973 c. 65.

(2)
Schedule 5 was substituted by the Local Government etc. (Scotland) Act 1994 (c. 39), Schedule 13, paragraph 92(67).
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