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Stoneyburn, Bents Housing

Housing Estate (20th Century)

Site Name Stoneyburn, Bents Housing

Classification Housing Estate (20th Century)

Canmore ID 275429

Site Number NS96SE 61

NGR NS 97318 62376

NGR Description Centred NS 97318 62376

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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  • Council West Lothian
  • Parish Whitburn
  • Former Region Lothian
  • Former District West Lothian
  • Former County West Lothian

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Unfettered by urban design, with a few sporadic monuments. Small, cream-rendered former? Church of Scotland is unusually pretty; buttressed gable to the street with a heavy Arts & Crafts belfry. Nearby Stoneyburn House has a long pedigree proven by datestones of 1655, 1670, 1678, 1713 and 1759. Stoneyburn Primary School, 1986, Lothian Regional Council Architects, is a nucleus of flat-roofed, brown-brick hexagons with horizontal glazing Bents, 1919, is an early development of 138 homes in a fit country for heroes to live in built by United Collieries; likewise Garden City, built by the West Lothian Housing Society.

Taken from "West Lothian: An Illustrated Architectural Guide", by Stuart Eydmann, Richard Jaques and Charles McKean, 2008. Published by the Rutland Press

Archaeology Notes

NS96SE 61 centred 97318 62376


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