Clermiston  Midlothian


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

Clermiston, an estate, with a mansion, in Corstorphine parish, Edinburghshire. The mansion stands ¾ mile N of Corstorphine village, and was built in 1792, at a cost of £3000. The estate belonged in 1771 to the eminent physician Sir Alexander Dick, forming till then a part of the barony of Corstorphine, and was afterwards sold to Samuel Mitchelson, who built the mansion. ...

Sold again in 1795 to George Robinson for £11,000, and yet again in 1836 to Francis Jeffrey, Lord Jeffrey, for £15,250, it is now the property of Wm. Macfie, Esq., who owns 124 acres in the shire, valued at £443 per annum.

Clermiston through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 21st May 2018

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