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Hillhead, Edinburghshire

Historical Description

HILLHEAD, a hamlet, in the parish of Cockpen, county of Edinburgh, ¼ a mile (S. E.) from Lasswade; containing 76 inhabitants. It lies in the northern extremity of the parish, on the road from Lasswade to Cockpen; and in its neighbourhood are several coalmines. The scenery around is embellished with some good mansions.

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