DAVIDSON'S-MAINS, a village, in the parish of Cramond, county of Edinburgh, 2½ miles (N. N. W.) from Edinburgh; containing 470 inhabitants. This place, also called Muttonhole, is situated on the road from Edinburgh to Cramond, and in its vicinity is Muirhouse, the seat of Dr. Davidson, who allows the teacher of a school a salary of ten guineas per annum.

A Topographical dictionary of Scotland. . 1856.

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