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Laurieston, Falkirk

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Laurieston, Falkirk

Laurieston is a village in the Falkirk council area in Central Scotland. It is 1.5 miles east Falkirk, 1.6 miles south-west of Grangemouth and 1.6 miles west of Polmont. Laurieston is located on the A803 road between Falkirk and Polmont. At the time of the 2001 census, Laurieston had a population of 2,752 residents, down from 3,000 in 1991 and 3,300 in 1971. The course of the Antonine Wall runs through the village.
Post townFALKIRK
Administrative CountyFalkirk
Traditional CountyStirlingshire
OS GridNS9079
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Region
CountryScotland
Police AuthorityCentral Scotland
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCentral Scotland
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCentral Scotland
Ambulance AuthorityScottish
Dialling code01324
Population2,752 (2001 census)
 

Other names by which Laurieston, Falkirk has been known in the past

Lauriston

Laurieston, Falkirk in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Lauriston, vil., in par. and 1½ mile E. of Falkirk, Stirlingshire, pop. 1452; P.O., called Laurieston; has weaving and nail-making.

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