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Scots: Aldhamstocks
East Lothian
Oldhamstocks Kirkyard.jpg
Oldhamstocks Kirk and kirkyard
Grid reference: NT741706
Location: 55°55’41"N, 2°24’50"W
Population: 193
Post town: Cockburnspath
Postcode: TD13
Dialling code: 01368
Local Government
Council: East Lothian
East Lothian

Oldhamstocks or Aldhamstocks ("old dwelling place") is a small village and parish in the east of East Lothian adjacent to the border with Berwickshire. A portion of the parish extends across the border into the latter county. It has a population of 193, and overlooks the North Sea to the north-east. Adjacent parishes are Innerwick to the east and Berwickshire's Cockburnspath and Abbey St Bathans to the east and south respectively. The parish church was consecrated in 1292.

The summer Gala Day hosts activities such as sporting events. There is also judging of vegetables, plants and artwork.

Oldhamstocks is the birthplace of John Broadwood (1732–1812), piano maker and founder of Broadwood and Sons.

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