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Kirknewton, West Lothian

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Kirknewton, West Lothian

Kirknewton is a village in West Lothian, Scotland. Its population is about 2200 (in 2011). It lies south of the A71 from Edinburgh to Livingston, and north of the A70, the high-level road that runs along the north side of the Pentland Hills from Edinburgh to Carnwath and Lanark. Much of the village stands back from the B7031, which links the two main "A" roads.
Administrative CountyWest Lothian
Traditional CountyMidlothian
OS GridNT1167
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityLothian and Borders

Other names by which Kirknewton, West Lothian has been known in the past

Kirknewton and East Calder

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

Kirknewton and East Calder, par., W. Edinburghshire, 9477 ac., pop. 2742; contains Kirknewton. vil., ½ mile SE. of Midcalder sta., which is 11 miles SW. of Edinburgh, pop. 368; P.O.

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