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Borthwick, Midlothian

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Borthwick, Midlothian

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.
Administrative CountyMidlothian
Traditional CountyMidlothian
OS GridNT3659
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityLothian 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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