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Addiewell, West Lothian

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Addiewell, West Lothian

Addiewell is a former mining village in the Scottish council area of West Lothian. A new prison, HMP Addiewell, opened in 2008.
Administrative CountyWest Lothian
Traditional CountyMidlothian
OS GridNS9962
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityLothian and Borders

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

Addiewell, vil. and ry. junc., in par. and 2 miles SW. of West Calder, W. Edinbughshire, pop. 1819; P.O. There are oil-works in the vicinity.

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