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Parish of Athelstaneford

Athelstaneford is a parish, which lies in East Lothian Council Area, some 3 miles (5 km) north of Haddington and 9 miles (15 km) east of Prestonpans in East Lothian.

It is located in the old county of East Lothian, which disappeared following the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1974.

The parish has an area of 20.5 sq. km (7.9 sq. miles). Athelstaneford has 4 neighbouring parishes; namely Aberlady, Dirleton, Haddington and Prestonkirk. The boundaries of this parish were modified among significant changes recommended by the Boundary Commissioners after the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1889.


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