Glencorse  Midlothian


In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Glencorse like this:

Glencorse, par. and ry. sta., on Glencorse Burn, in co. and 14¼ miles S. of Edinburgh by rail, 4257 ac., pop. 1500; contains Glencorse Barracks (formerly Greenlaw Military Prison) and Glencorse House, seat; Glencorse Burn is an affluent of the North Esk.

Glencorse through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 14th June 2024

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