WHITEHILL, a village, in the parish of Dalkeith, county of Edinburgh, 1½ mile (E. S. E.) from the town of Dalkeith; containing 178 inhabitants. It lies in the south-eastern extremity of the parish, a little south of the high road from Dalkeith to Cranston; and is of modern erection, having been built for the accommodation of the colliers engaged in the mines in the vicinity. The dwelling-houses are of a superior description, and impart an air of comfort, as well as neatness, to the place.

A Topographical dictionary of Scotland. . 1856.

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