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Boreland, Dumfriesshire

Boreland is a veelage in the historical coonty o Dumfriesshire, in Dumfries an Gallowa, Scotland. The veelage is locatit in Eskdale, aboot 7 mile north o Lockerbie on the B723 road til Eskdalemuir. The veelage haes a smaw primary schuil..[1]

Thare is anither smaw veelage in Perthshire,[2] ane near Dysart in Fife,[3] an a rowth o clachans an ferms ootthrou Scotland, lairgely in the Central Belt an the sooth, wi a parteecular prevalence in Dumfries an Gallowa. The term is fae the Scots "buird-land" or "brod-land, meanin "table-land" or "laund that direct supplies the laird's table or buird/brod".[3]

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  1. "Hutton Primary School". Dumfries and Galloway Council. Archived frae the original on 26 October 2014. Retrieved 26 Januar 2012.
  2. "Iain Mac an Tailleir , "Scottish Placenames", p 21" (PDF). Scottish Parliament. Archived frae the original (PDF) on 23 September 2011.
  3. a b "Fife Place-name Data :: Boreland". fife-placenames.glasgow.ac.uk.


Coordinates: 55°12′N 3°19′W / 55.200°N 3.317°W / 55.200; -3.317