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Borthwick is a small hamlet in Midlothian, Scotland. To the west of the village is the fifteenth-century Borthwick Castle. Other places nearby include Gorebridge, Newtongrange and North Middleton.
|OS Settlement Classification||Other settlement (village, hamlet etc)|
|Police Authority||Lothian and Borders|
Other names by which Borthwick, Midlothian has been known in the past
Borthwick, Midlothian in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)
Borthwick.-- par. and hamlet, the latter near Fushiebridge ry. sta., SE. Edinburghshire, 9806 ac., pop. 1741; contains Borthwick Castle, a double tower of 15th century, in which Queen Mary resided 3 weeks after her marriage with Bothwell, and from which she fled to Dunbar in the disguise of a page.
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