Place:Bonchester Bridge, Roxburghshire, Scotland

NameBonchester Bridge
Coordinates55.3983°N 2.6568°W
Located inRoxburghshire, Scotland     ( - 1975)
See alsoHobkirk, Roxburghshire, Scotlandparish in which Wilton was located until 1975
Borders, Scotlandregional administration 1975-1996
Scottish Borders, Scotlandunitary authority since 1996
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names

Bonchester Bridge is a hamlet in the former parish of Hobkirk in the County of Roxburgh, Scotland. It is situated on the Rule Water, 6 miles (10 km) southeast of Hawick. Bonchester Hill, which is topped by a fort, rises to 322m (1059 feet) to the east.

This area is now part of the unitary authority called the Scottish Borders.

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Refer to the parish of Hobkirk