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Location Map ( geo)
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From:  Kelso (NT716353)
To:  Greenlaw (NT705453)
Distance:  7.2 miles (11.6 km)
Meets:  A6089, A6105
Old route now:  A6105, B6355
Highway Authorities

Scottish Borders

Traditional Counties

Berwickshire • Roxburghshire

Route outline (key)
B6364 Kelso - Greenlaw
B6364 Greenlaw - Eyemouth

The B6364 is a relatively short B-road heading north from Kelso.

Hume Brae

The route starts a little to the north west of Kelso, at a T junction on the A6089 and heads north across the relatively flat terrain. It winds gently across fields and past small blocks of housing. It then dips down a little into trees to cross the Eden Water on an old stone bridge. A long steady climb follows, through tree lined fields to reach Stichill, the largest place along the length of the road. It winds past a large farm and the village Kirk onto the main street of the village. A short row of rather stylish old cottages, perhaps estate houses, sits above the road to the left, but the rest of the buildings are comparatively mundane. A long left hander then curves out of the village as the route reenters open country. It continues to climb as it winds gently across fields towards the wooded dome of Queenscairn Hill. Although not reaching the top, the summit of 162m lies on the western shoulder. A short sharp descent soon levels out and the route turns north east onto a long straight which drifts gently down a slight ridge, offering wide views across the surrounding landscape, and particularly of the ruins of Hume Castle to the north.

A sharp left hand bend leads onto another long straight which dips down to cross a burn and then climbs again, through the scattered settlement of Humehall / Hume. A zig-zag by the war memorial at the top of this climb is followed by an undulating section across the hillside, passing the overall summit of 187m near the Todrig turning. A final long straight leads gently down the hill to end at a T-junction on the A6105 to the south of Greenlaw.


The B6364 originally ended in Eyemouth

Originally the B6364 met the B6363 rather than the A6105 and then continued on via Greenlaw (where there was a multiplex along the A697), Duns, Chirnside (where there was a multiplex along the B6355) and Ayton (where there was a multiplex along the A1) to end on the B1343 on the near side of Eyemouth. The section between Greenlaw and Chirnside was soon upgraded to Class I status, becoming the A6105 before 1927. Chirnside to Eyemouth was therefore renumbered as part of a rerouted B6355 at the same time to avoid the B6364 having a large gap in the middle. A few years later, between 1932 and 1936, the B6364 was reduced a short distance to its current length when the A6105 was extended along the former B6363 to the west of Greenlaw.

The 1922 MOT Road List defines this route as: Kelso - Greenlaw - Duns - Eyemouth

Duns • Kelso
Related Pictures
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Hume Brae - Geograph - 159591.jpgStichill pre-warboys - Coppermine - 22004.jpgStichill fingerpost - Coppermine - 22003.jpg
Other nearby roads
B6300 – B6399
B6300 • B6301 • B6302 • B6303 • B6304 • B6305 • B6306 • B6307 • B6308 • B6309 • B6310 • B6311 • B6312 • B6313 • B6314 • B6315 • B6316 • B6317 • B6318 • B6319
B6320 • B6321 • B6322(W) • B6322(E) • B6323 • B6324 • B6325 • B6326 • B6327 • B6328 • B6329 • B6330 • B6331 • B6332 • B6333 • B6334 • B6335 • B6336 • B6337 • B6338 • B6339
B6340 • B6341 • B6342 • B6343 • B6344 • B6345 • B6346 • B6347 • B6348 • B6349 • B6350 • B6351 • B6352 • B6353 • B6354 • B6355 • B6356 • B6357 • B6358 • B6359
B6360 • B6361 • B6362 • B6363 • B6364 • B6365 • B6366 • B6367 • B6368 • B6369 • B6370 • B6371 • B6372 • B6373 • B6374(N) • B6374(S) • B6375 • B6376 • B6377 • B6378 • B6379
B6380 • B6381 • B6382 • B6383 • B6384 • B6385 • B6386 • B6387 • B6388 • B6389 • B6390 • B6391 • B6392 • B6393 • B6394 • B6395 • B6396 • B6397 • B6398 • B6399
Earlier iterationsB6322 • B6325 • B6326 • B6340 • B6350 • B6356 • B6363 • B6366 • B6372 • B6374 • B6377 • B6379 • B6383 • B6395

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