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Macmerry, East Lothian

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Macmerry, East Lothian

Macmerry is a large village located on the old A1 (now renumbered the A199) just east of Tranent. The village has a primary school with a roll of around 100. There is an industrial estate to the east of the town. Originally this area was part of the Macmerry Aerodrome, also known as Penston, which closed in 1953. There was a railway branch line until 1980 which served the local coalmines. In 2009 a community based history project was launched by the Living Memory Association.
Post townTRANENT
Administrative CountyEast Lothian
Traditional CountyEast Lothian
OS GridNT4372
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Region
CountryScotland
Police AuthorityLothian and Borders
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLothian and Borders
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLothian and Borders
Ambulance AuthorityScottish
Dialling code01875
Population1,113
 

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