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Liberton, City of Edinburgh

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Liberton, City of Edinburgh

Administrative CountyCity of Edinburgh
Traditional CountyMidlothian
OS GridNT2769
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Region
CountryScotland
Police AuthorityLothian and Borders
 

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

Liberton, par. and vil., Edinburghshire - par. (containing part of the burgh and suburbs of Edinburgh), 6617 ac., pop. 6026; vil., 2½ miles SE. of centre of Edinburgh; P.O., T.O.; the parish church is on the site of a very ancient church, mentioned in the foundation charter of Holyrood (1128); an hospital anciently stood at Liberton, which is said to be "Lepertown".

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