Broxburn, East Lothian

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Broxburn
House at Broxburn (geograph 3996330).jpg
Entering Broxburn on the A1087 road
Broxburn is located in East Lothian
Broxburn
Broxburn
Broxburn shown within East Lothian
OS grid reference NT692772
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Country Scotland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town DUNBAR
Postcode district EH42
Dialling code 01368
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EU Parliament Scotland
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55°59′17″N 2°29′35″W / 55.988°N 2.493°W / 55.988; -2.493Coordinates: 55°59′17″N 2°29′35″W / 55.988°N 2.493°W / 55.988; -2.493

Broxburn is a hamlet consisting of a handful of scattered houses which serve the Broxmouth estate in East Lothian, Scotland. It is named after the creek upon which it stands, the Brox Burn. It lies about 1.5 miles (2.4 km) south-east of Dunbar. On the Brox Burn is Brand's Mill, dating from mediaeval times. The Battle of Dunbar, on 3 September 1650, took place on the foothills directly south, halfway between Brand's Mill and the hamlet of Little Pinkerton.

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