Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for West Calder

West Calder, town and par. with ry. sta., Edinburgh shire, 15¾ miles SW. of Edinburgh and 30¼ E. of Glasgow - par., 21,089 ac., pop. 7681; town, pop. 2291; P.O., T.O., 1 Bank; coal, ironstone, bituminous shale, and limestone are worked.


(John Bartholomew, Gazetteer of the British Isles (1887))

Linked entities:
Feature Description: "town and parish with railway station"   (ADL Feature Type: "cities")
Administrative units: West Calder ScoP       Midlothian ScoCnty
Place: West Calder

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