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LAMMERMOOR (District) Lammermoor (District) Map of Berwickshire
New Statistical account of Berwickshire
Map of Scotland
Fullertons Gazetteer of Scotland
007; 013; 019 In ancient times the shire of Berwick seems to have been a separate jurisdiction from the Bailliary of Lauderdale, & to have been divided into the Merse and Lammermoor Districts.
It is not easy to say what had been the exact boundaries & extent of these 3 divisions now almost obsolete.
For the purposes of agricultural inquiry the whole county may be very conveniently considered under two districts, the Merse, & Lammermoor, the former including all the comparatively low land along Tweed, Whiteaddeer, Blackadder, & Eye; & the latter comprehending Lauderale, along with the more eastern hilly country peculiarly called Lammermoor.
According to the general divisions of the county just pointed out, the Merse designates the lower ground from Tweed, up the cultivated slopes of the southern range of the Lammermoor hills, including the Western parishes of Nenthorn & Mertoun, & forming the largest piece of
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