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Roman Camp village

Uphall, Linlithgowshire
Local authority:
West Lothian
Built c.1891
All houses and office building extant
Current status of site:
Many properties substantially extended and modified

Built c.1890 to house staff of the Broxburn Oil Company's new Roman Camp Oil Works. As built, there were two rows of substantial two roomed homes and five rows each with much smaller two (or one?) room homes. Also an office? building facing the works. A further row of six two-room homes with sculleries were built c.1900.

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