Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for Linlithgow Bridge

Linlithgow Bridge, vil., partly in Muiravonside par., Stirlingshire, but chiefly in Linlithgow par., Linlithgowshire, on river Avon, 1 mile W. of Linlithgow, pop. 479; P.O. The Avon is here crossed by a bridge built about 1650. A little farther up the river is a railway viaduct of 23 arches and 90 ft. high. Some of the inhabitants find employment in the Loch Mill paperworks. The battle of Linlithgow Bridge was fought 1526, during the minority of James V.

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

Linked entities:
Feature Description: "village"   (ADL Feature Type: "populated places")
Administrative units: Muiravonside ScoP       Stirlingshire ScoCnty
Place: Linlithgow Bridge

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