Ayton  Berwickshire


In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Ayton like this:

Ayton, coast par. and vil., in co. and 7¼ miles NW. of Berwick by rail -- par., 6699 ac., pop. 2040; vil., pop. 771; P.O., T.O., 2 Banks. Market-day, Thursday. The seat of Ayton Castle, built on site of historical ancient fortalice, is here, and in the neighbourhood traces of several ancient camps may be observed.

Ayton through time

Ayton is now part of Scottish Borders district. Click here for graphs and data of how Scottish Borders has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Ayton itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Ayton, in Scottish Borders and Berwickshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 12th April 2024

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