Place:


Auchendinny  Midlothian

 

In 1882-4, Frances Groome's Ordnance Gazetteer of Scotland described Auchendinny like this:

Auchindinny, a village and an estate near the mutual boundary between Lasswade and Glencorse parishes, Edinburghshire. The village stands in a hollow, on Glencross Burn, near its influx to the North Esk river, ½ mile E of Greenlaw Barracks, and 2¼ miles NNE of Penicuick. Anchindinny House, ½ mile S of the village, was the residence of Henry Mackenzie (1745-1831), author of The Man of Feeling, and at it died Archibald Fletcher (1745-1828), the ` father of burgh reform. '

Auchendinny through time

Auchendinny is now part of Midlothian district. Click here for graphs and data of how Midlothian has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Auchendinny itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Auchendinny in Midlothian | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/22320

Date accessed: 13th November 2018


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