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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.
|OS Settlement Classification||Town|
|Police Authority||Lothian 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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