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Philpstoun, West Lothian

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Philpstoun, West Lothian

Philpstoun is a small village in West Lothian, Scotland, situated roughly 2 miles east of the historic county town of Linlithgow. The village originated in the oil shale mining boom of the 19th century. Surrounded by rich arable farm land, the village has a Community Education Centre and a Category B listed church. Philpstoun railway station closed in 1951 and Philpstoun and District Bowling Club closed in February 2012.
Administrative CountyWest Lothian
Traditional CountyWest Lothian
OS GridNT0476
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityLothian and Borders
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLothian and Borders
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLothian and Borders
Ambulance AuthorityScottish
Dialling code01506
PopulationUnknown (2006)

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