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Armadale, West Lothian

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Armadale, West Lothian

Armadale is a town within the district of West Lothian in central Scotland. Armadale, formerly known as Barbauchlaw, is an ex-mining town which is also known for its brick manufacturing. It is named after Armadale in Sutherland, this estate being owned by Sir William Honeyman who later acquired the land of Barbauchlaw.
Administrative CountyWest Lothian
Traditional CountyWest Lothian
OS GridNS9368
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
Police AuthorityLothian and Borders
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLothian and Borders
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLothian and Borders
Ambulance AuthorityScottish
Dialling code01501
Populationest. 10,830 (2006)

Armadale, West Lothian in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Armadale.-- town, in par. and 2½ miles W. by S. of Bathgate, mid. W. Linlithgowshire, pop. 2642; P.O., T.O.; has important chemical and paraffin works.

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