Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for Craigleith

Craigleith, an islet of North Berwick parish, Haddingtonshire, 1 mile N of North Berwick town. Measuring 1½ by 1 furlong, it rises to a height of 80 feet; consists of greenstone, bare and barren; and is inhabited only by rabbits, jackdaws, and sea-fowl. In 1814 Sir Hew Dalrymple bought it from the Town Council for £400.

(F.H. Groome, Ordnance Gazetteer of Scotland (1882-4); © 2004 Gazetteer for Scotland)

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Feature Description: "an islet"   (ADL Feature Type: "islands")
Administrative units: North Berwick ScoP       Berwickshire ScoCnty       East Lothian ScoCnty

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