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Pilrig, City of Edinburgh

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Pilrig, City of Edinburgh

Pilrig is a suburb of Edinburgh, the capital of Scotland. The name probably derives from the ridge (rig) on which a peel tower (pil/peel) stood. There is evidence of a peel tower situated on an area of higher ground above the Water of Leith. Pilrig lies midway between Leith and Edinburgh, west of Leith Walk.
Administrative CountyCity of Edinburgh
Traditional CountyMidlothian
OS GridNT2675
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityLothian and Borders

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