Oldhamstocks Kirk and kirkyard
Oldhamstocks shown within East Lothian
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Oldhamstocks or Aldhamstocks ("old dwelling place") is a civil parish and small village in the east of East Lothian, Scotland, adjacent to the Scottish Borders. It has a population of 193, and overlooks the North Sea. The parish church was consecrated in 1292.
The summer Gala Day hosts activities such as sporting events. There is also judging of vegetables, plants and artwork.
Prior to 1891 the parish was also partly in Berwickshire and had a detached portion at Butterdean of 1417 acres. The detached portion was transferred to Coldingham, Berwickshire, while the main part of the parish is now wholly within East Lothian.
- Ordnance Gazetteer of Scotland, by Francis Groome, 2nd Edition, 1896. Article on Oldhamstocks
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- Oldhamstocks information sheet produced by East Lothian Council
- Gazetteer entry
- Entry in the Ordnance Gazetteer of Scotland: A Survey of Scottish Topography, Statistical, Biographical and Historical
- Minsters of Oldhamstocks
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