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Philpstoun - The Avenue

Abercorn, Linlithgowshire
Local authority:
West Lothian
Built c.1910
All extant
Current status of site:
Modernised, with some homes considerably extended

Including community buildings and facilities,

See also Philpstoun, Wester Pardovan

Three very superior rows with many decorative features, each containing four substantial homes with scullery and attic rooms. Constructed for staff at Philpstoun Oil Works, and sited next to the company's bowling green on what is now known as Woodend Road. Sold to private individuals 1963-68.

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  • Additional resources
      • Oral history transcript: Mr Edward Caulfield
      • Oral history transcript: Mr Leslie Johnstone
      • Oral history transcript: Mr Robin Moore

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