Musselburgh

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Musselburgh
RiverEskRomanBridge.jpg
Rennie Brig ower the River Esk
Musselburgh is locatit in East Lowden
Musselburgh
Musselburgh
Musselburgh shawn within East Lowden
Population 21,900 
OS grid reference NT3472
Ceevil pairish
Cooncil aurie
Lieutenancy aurie
Kintra Scotland
Sovereign state Unitit Kinrick
Post toun MUSSELBURGH
Postcode destrict EH21
Diallin code 0131
Polis Scots
Fire Scots
Ambulance Scots
EU Pairlament Scotland
UK Pairlament
Scots Pairlament
List of places
UK
Scotland
55°56′35″N 3°03′00″W / 55.943°N 3.050°W / 55.943; -3.050Coordinates: 55°56′35″N 3°03′00″W / 55.943°N 3.050°W / 55.943; -3.050

Musselburgh (Gaelic: Baile nam Feusgan)[1] is the lairgest dounset in East Lowden, Scotland, on the coast o the Firth o Forth, 6 miles (10 km) east o Edinburgh ceety centre.

In aboot 1315, Musselburgh becam a burgh o barony, airlier than Edinburgh, whilk becam a burgh in 1329; an local fowk hae a popular sang aboot this:

Musselburgh wis a burgh
When Edinburgh wis nane,
An Musselburgh will be a burgh
When Edinburgh's gane.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Musseburgh". National Place-Names Gazetteer. Ainmean-Àite na h-Alba. Retrieved 16 August 2017.