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Loanhead, Midlothian

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Loanhead, Midlothian

Loanhead (pop. 6,900) is a small town in Midlothian, Scotland, to the south of Edinburgh, and close to Roslin, Bonnyrigg and Dalkeith. The town was built on coal and shale mining, and the paper industry.
Administrative CountyMidlothian
Traditional CountyMidlothian
OS GridNT2765
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
Police AuthorityLothian and Borders

Loanhead, Midlothian in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Loanhead.-- town with ry. sta., Lasswade par., Edinburghshire, near the North Esk, 5 miles SE. of Edinburgh by road and 10 by rail, pop. 2493; P.O., T.O., 1 Bank; is a summer resort; the inhabitants find employment in the mines and paper mills in the neighbourhood; Loanhead was made a police burgh in 1884.

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