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Fountainhall, Edinburghshire

Historical Description

FOUNTAINHALL, a hamlet, in the parish of Stow, county of Edinburgh, 4 miles (N. W. by N.) from Stow; containing 60 inhabitants. It is situated in the centre of the parish, on the western side of the Gala water, and on the road from Borthwick to Stow. Here is a station on the line of the Edinburgh and Hawick railway. There is a good library in the hamlet.

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