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Scottish Borders Archive and Local History Centre

Scottish Borders Council

There is a small collection of pre-OS county maps, covering the areas of Berwickshire, Peeblesshire, Roxburghshire and Selkirkshire, including those by Armb, Blaeu, Brown, Knox, Moll and Stobie. Extensive collection of OS 1:2,500 2nd edition (1897-99) covering most of the Borders, with some updated editions for 1921 and 1932. Some special maps illustrating roads and railways.

Some aerial photographs.

Note: There are a small number of local maps held in the Area Libraries of Hawick, Duns and Galashiels, as well as in the Central Local Collection of the Library HO in Selkirk.


Library HQ, St. Mary's Mill, SELKIRK, TD7 5EW

Main contact

Enquiries should be made to the Library HQ

Telephone number

01750 20842

Opening hours

Mon-Thurs 0900-1300, 1400-1700; Fri 0900-1300, 1400-1530 Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day, Jan. 1st and 2nd, May Day.



Photocopying is available at Library HQ.


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