Seton  East Lothian


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

Seton, ancient par., now in Tranent par., Haddingtonshire; the church (14th century), 1½ mile NE. of Tranent, is an interesting ruin; Seton Palace, built in the reign of James V., stood near the church, and was the seat of the Lords Seton, Earls of Winton; S. House, seat, occupies the site of the ancient palace.

Seton through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 25th January 2022

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