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Dewartown, Midlothian

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Dewartown, Midlothian

Dewartown is a small hamlet in Midlothian, Scotland, UK, near Pathhead and Mayfield. Its name relates to the Dewar family who owned the nearby Vogrie House and Estate which is now in Vogrie Country Park. The village is reputed to have had five public houses during the 19th century, providing for the many farm workers, miners and house staff from the local community. Dewartown is still not listed on many maps, despite the fact a number of the cottages date back to the early 18th century.
Administrative CountyMidlothian
Traditional CountyMidlothian
OS GridNT3764
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityLothian and Borders

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