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Linlithgow, General

Burgh (Medieval) (1138), Town (Medieval)

Site Name Linlithgow, General

Classification Burgh (Medieval) (1138), Town (Medieval)

Canmore ID 49239

Site Number NT07NW 65

NGR NT 00220 77170

NGR Description Centred on NT 00220 77170

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

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

Archaeology Notes

NT07NW 65 00220 77170

A royal burgh, created by David I c. 1138.

G S Pryde 1965; G G Simpson 1972.

The central part of the town is visible on large scale vertical air photograph (OS 73/399/296, flown 1973)

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM) April 1992.

Architecture Notes

NT07NW 65 00220 77170

The location of Dunipace Cottage depicted in collection item LOR/L/57/1 cannot be confirmed at time of entry.

(AC 3 April 2002).


Scottish Records Office

Accounts for building work on Lochurne bridge and on "the Norlage" (? Town clock of Linlithgow)

c. Early 17th century

Scottish Records Office

Linlithgow, school - Architect: Brown & Wardrop, 1863

Plans: RHP 9192 Brown & Wardrop 1863 - 4 plans, elevatios & sections.

National Library

Brown Collection Sketch Book no.24 NLS MS 508 2 sketches c. 1820


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