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Livingston, Deans, Main Street, School

Mosque (21st Century), School (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Livingston, Deans, Main Street, School

Classification Mosque (21st Century), School (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Livingston Station; Youth Centre; Livingston Mosque And Islamic Centre

Canmore ID 275548

Site Number NT06NW 75

NGR NT 02082 68696

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

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

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Deans was centred on the old shale-oil village of Livingston Station: but the bings were flattened to form Deans Industrial Estate, and the station (Livingston North) is now a mile east by Carmondean local centre. Note particularly the church, 1949, Orphoot and Lindsay, typically Scots harled and slated with a pyramid-roof tower. School (now youth centre), 1906, has art-nouveau details at the entrances. St Paul's Church, Carmondean, 1980, by F R Stephenson, rides the contours with a series of jagged harled gables and pantiled mono-pitched roofs providing clerestory lighting into the kirk. The Livingston Ability Centre, 2001, West Lothian Council, centred on a circular, double-height social/café space, provides in-house work experience for people with a physical disability, all beneath a dramatic glazed lantern. The octagonal Copper Tun pub, 1981, Waters Jamieson Partnership, has gently pitched metal roofs and a tourie top-knot.

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


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