Place:Coalpit, Midlothian, Scotland

Coordinates55.93233°N 3.07551°W
Located inMidlothian, Scotland     ( - 1975)
See alsoInveresk, Midlothian, Scotlandparish in which Cowpits is located
Lothian, Scotlandregional administration 1975-1996
East Lothian (council area), Scotlandunitary Council Area since 1996

Coalpit was a mining hamlet in the parish of Inveresk, close to the North British Railway, west of the Town of Inveresk.

Research Tips

Refer to the Parish of Inveresk.

The National Library of Scotland has a map from the First Ordnance Survey One-Inch to the Mile Maps of Scotland 1856-1891 that shows this area in the middle of the 19th century. Many of the places cannot be found even on maps circa 1900.