Tantallon  East Lothian


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

Tantallon Castle, ruin, on coast of Haddingtonshire, in par. and 3 miles E. of North Berwick; stands on a lofty precipice facing the Bass Rock, was the property of the Earl of Angus, and was dismantled by the Covenanters in 1639.

Additional information about this locality is available for North Berwick

Tantallon through time

Tantallon 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 Tantallon itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 16th April 2024

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