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Belhaven, East Lothian

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Belhaven, East Lothian

Belhaven is a village in East Lothian, Scotland, and was originally the ancient port of Dunbar of which town the village has always been a part. Belhaven takes its name partially from the Biel Water. 'Biel' or 'beil' means "shelter", and other placenames include Belton, Bilsdean, and as in Robert Lauder of Beilmouth.
Administrative CountyEast Lothian
Traditional CountyEast Lothian
OS GridNT6678
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityLothian and Borders

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