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Clermiston, City of Edinburgh

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Clermiston, City of Edinburgh

Clermiston is a suburb of Edinburgh, Scotland, to the west of the city and to the immediate north of Corstorphine. Clermiston estate, built in 1954, was part of a major 1950s house-building programme to tackle overcrowding in Leith and Gorgie. The area is now home to more than 20,000 people. The district, known 400 years ago as Glabertoun, became Clermiston in 1730, when a narrow track linked the village of Corstorphine to a small hamlet at Mutton Hole.
Administrative CountyCity of Edinburgh
Traditional CountyMidlothian
OS GridNT1974
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityLothian and Borders

Clermiston, City of Edinburgh in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Clermiston, seat, in par. and ¾ mile N. of Corstorphine, Edinburghshire.

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