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Polton is a veelage locatit in Lasswade parish, Midlothian, Scotland, anciently a superiority o the Ramsay faimily, cadets o Dalhousie. In 1618 David Ramsay o Polton wis in possession. (See: Analecta Scotica, Edinburgh, 1834).

Polton wis the residence o the writer Thomas de Quincey till his daith in 1859.

Coordinates: 55°52′00″N 3°08′00″W / 55.8667°N 3.1333°W / 55.8667; -3.1333