Broxburn, East Lothian

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East Lothian
Brands Mill, Broxburn - - 301900.jpg
Brands Mill, Broxburn
Grid reference: NT692773
Location: 55°59’16"N, 2°29’37"W
Local Government

Broxburn is a hamlet in East Lothian a mile and a half southeast of Dunbar, consisting of a handful of scattered houses which today largely serve the nearby Broxmouth estate. It is named after the creek upon which it stands, the Brox Burn.

On the Brox Burn is Brand's Mill, dating from the Middle Ages. The Battle of Dunbar, which sealed Cromwell's dominance of Scotland, was fought on 3 September 1650 on the foothills directly south, halfway between Brand's Mill and the hamlet of Little Pinkerton.

Outside links

The Brox Burn