Place:


Coldstream  Berwickshire

 

In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Coldstream like this:

Coldstream, par. and town (police burgh), S. Berwickshire, on river Tweed, 13½ miles SW. of Berwick-upon-Tweed by rail and 62 miles SE. of Edinburgh -- par., 8534 ac. (214 water), pop. 2561; vil., pop. 1616; P.O., T.O., 2 Banks. The Coldstream Guards, the second oldest corps in the British army, were raised here by General Monk in 1659-60.

Coldstream through time

Coldstream is now part of Scottish Borders district. Click here for graphs and data of how Scottish Borders has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Coldstream itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Coldstream, in Scottish Borders and Berwickshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/16656

Date accessed: 19th October 2021


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