Fidrey Isle

   FIDREY ISLE, in the parish of Dirleton, and county of Haddington. This is a small and beautiful island, situated at the mouth of the Frith of Forth, about half a mile distant from the coast, and opposite to Dirleton. On it are the ruins of a building, an ancient chapel, or a lazaretto for the sick, which was dedicated to St. Nicholas.

A Topographical dictionary of Scotland. . 1856.

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