Parish of Lauder

Lauder is a parish, which lies in the Scottish Borders Council Area, some 11 miles (18 km) north of Melrose in the Scottish Borders and 14 miles (22 km) south of Haddington in East Lothian.

It is located in the old county of Berwickshire, which disappeared following the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1974.

The parish has an area of 136.1 sq. km (52.5 sq. miles). Lauder has 8 neighbouring parishes; namely Channelkirk, Garvald & Bara, Legerwood, Longformacus, Melrose, Stow, Westruther and Yester. The boundaries of this parish were modified among significant changes recommended by the Boundary Commissioners after the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1889.

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