Thorntonloch

   THORNTONLOCH, a village, in the parish of Innerwick, county of Haddington, 2¼ miles (E. by N.) from the village of Innerwick; containing 119 inhabitants. This village is situated on the coast of the North Sea, near the mouth of the Frith of Forth, and close to the line of road from London to Dundee. It consists of a number of irregularly built and straggling cottages of mean appearance, inhabited, for the most part, by labourers employed on the several farms of the parish, and by a few persons connected with the contiguous harbour of Skateraw.

A Topographical dictionary of Scotland. . 1856.

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