Melrose, the Mairches

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Melrose
Melrose Town Centre from Quarry Hill - geograph.org.uk - 609004.jpg
Melrose is locatit in the Mairches
Melrose
Melrose
Location within the Mairches
Population1,671 (2001)
OS grid referenceNT5434
Cooncil aurie
Lieutenancy aurie
KintraScotland
Sovereign stateUnitit Kinrick
Post tounMELROSE
Postcode destrictTD6
Diallin code01896
PoliceScots
FireScots
AmbulanceScots
EU PairlamentScotland
UK Pairlament
Scots Pairlament
List of places
UK
Scotland
55°35′53″N 2°43′52″W / 55.598°N 2.731°W / 55.598; -2.731Coordinates: 55°35′53″N 2°43′52″W / 55.598°N 2.731°W / 55.598; -2.731

Melrose (Scots Gaelic: Maolros, "bald muir")[1] is a smaw toun an ceevil parish in the Mairches, heestorically in Roxburghshire.[2]

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  1. Gaelic Placenames collected by Iain Mac an Tailleir (2003)
  2. "Database: Melrose". Gaelic Place-names of Scotland. Ainmean-Àite na h-Alba. Retrieved 31 October 2011.