- BALERNO, a village, in the parish of Currie, county of Edinburgh, 7 miles (S. W.) from Edinburgh; containing 303 inhabitants. This place is situated on the Leith water, on which are some mills for the manufacture of paper; a freestone quarry has been worked in the vicinity for a number of years, and many of the buildings of the new town of Edinburgh have been supplied from it.
A Topographical dictionary of Scotland. Samuel Lewis. 1856.
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