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Dolphinton, South Lanarkshire

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Dolphinton, South Lanarkshire

Dolphinton is a village split between South Lanarkshire and the Scottish Borders, Scotland. It is located 7 miles northeast of Biggar, 11 miles (18 km) northeast of Carstairs, 10 miles (16 km) southwest of Leadburn and 27 miles (43 km) southwest of Edinburgh, on the A702 road. The local manor belonged in the 12th century to Dolfine, elder brother of the first Earl of Dunbar.
Administrative CountySouth Lanarkshire
Traditional CountyLanarkshire
OS GridNT1046
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityStrathclyde

Dolphinton, South Lanarkshire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Dolphinton, par. and hamlet with ry. sta., SE. Lanarkshire, 11 miles NE. of Carstairs and 271/2 miles SW. of Edinburgh, 3574 ac., pop. 292; P.O.; a little W. of hamlet is Dolphinton House.

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