Birgham

Birgham is a village in Berwickshire, parish of Eccles in the Scottish Borders area of Scotland, near Coldstream and the River Tweed, on the A698. Birgham is close to Ednam, Kelso, Lempitlaw, Leitholm and Sprouston as well as Carham and Wark on Tweed, Northumberland.

Birgham
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Birgham is located in Scottish Borders
Birgham
Birgham
Location within the Scottish Borders
OS grid referenceNT7939
Council area
Lieutenancy area
CountryScotland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townCOLDSTREAM
Postcode districtTD12
Dialling code01890
PoliceScotland
FireScottish
AmbulanceScottish
UK Parliament
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UK
Scotland
55°38′42″N 2°20′02″W / 55.645°N 2.334°W / 55.645; -2.334Coordinates: 55°38′42″N 2°20′02″W / 55.645°N 2.334°W / 55.645; -2.334

Since mid-December 2015 Birgham has been unofficially twinned with Bedford Falls, the setting for the 1946 film It's a Wonderful Life even having their road signs amended to include the reference.

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