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Davidson's Mains, Edinburghshire

Historical Description

DAVIDSON'S-MAINS, a village, in the parish of CRAMOND, county of EDINBURGH, 2½ miles (N. N. W.) from Edinburgh; containing 470 inhabitants. This place, also called Muttonhole, is situated on the road from Edinburgh to Cramond; and in its vicinity is Muirhouse, the seat of Dr. Davidson, who allows the teacher of a school a salary of ten guineas per annum.

Transcribed from A Topographical Dictionary of Scotland, 1851 by Samuel Lewis