Other current and historical names
Location and coordinates are for the approximate centre of Duns within this administrative area. Geographic features and populated places may cross administrative borders.
Gazetteer of the British Isles (Edinburgh: Bartholomew, 1887). John Bartholomew
Duns, market town and par. with ry. sta., Berwickshire, 55 miles SE. of Edinburgh and 357 NW. of London by rail -- par., 11,396 ac., pop. 3353; town, pop. 2437; P.O., T.O., 3 Banks, 1 newspaper. Market-day, Tuesday; Duns has mfrs. of fine linen, a bleaching-ground, and a brewery. On Duns Law (700 ft.) are traces of a camp formed by the Covenanters in 1639, and in vicinity is the seat of Duns Castle.