Dirleton  East Lothian


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

Dirleton, coast par. and vil. with ry. sta., N. Haddingtonshire -- par., 9146 ac., pop. 1506; vil., 1½ mile NW. of the ry. sta. and 2½ miles SW. of North Berwick, pop. 343; P.O.; beside the vil. are the ruins of Dirleton Castle, a 12th century stronghold.

Dirleton through time

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

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Dirleton in East Lothian | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 28th May 2024

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