Place:


Minto  Roxburghshire

 

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

Minto, par. and vil., Roxburghshire, on river Teviot - par., 5601 ac., pop. 433; the vil. is 1½ mile E. of Hassendean ry. sta. and 6 miles NE. of Ha wick; Minto House is the seat of the Earl of Minto; Minto Hills, 2 rounded heights, are 905 and 836 ft. high; and rising above the Teviot are Minto Crags (729 ft.), to which allusion is made in Scott's Lay of the Last Minstrel.

Minto through time

Minto 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 Minto itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/16690

Date accessed: 10th August 2020


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