The man-made Gunknowe Loch, Tweedbank
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Tweedbank (Scots Gaelic: Bruach Thuaidh) is a lairge veelage sooth-east o Galashiels in the Scottish Borders, Scotland. It is an outer suburb or satellite development o Galashiels, on the ither (eastren) side o the River Tweed. The population o Tweedbank at the latest census is 2,101.
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Tweedbank, as the name suggests, sits adjacent tae the River Tweed, and approximately 500 metres doun river frae Abbotsford House, the historic home o Sir Walter Scott. Tweedbank haes a pond kent as Gunknowe Loch, a restaurant Herges on The Loch, several shops and a railwey station, which is the terminus o the Borders Railway.
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- Census of Scotland 2011, Table KS101SC – Usually Resident Population, publ. by National Records of Scotland. Web site www.scotlandscensus.gov.uk - retrieved Oct 2016. See “Standard Outputs”, Table KS101SC, Area type: Output Area. Selecting the 16 Output Areas covering Tweedbank (east of the Tweed) on the map provided i.e. Output areas in the range S00095363-70 and S00095787-94