Polbeth

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Polbeth
Scots: Polbeth
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An aerial view of Polbeth
Polbeth is located in West Lothian
Polbeth
Polbeth
 Polbeth shown within West Lothian
OS grid reference NT025645
Civil parish West Calder
Council area West Lothian
Lieutenancy area West Lothian
Country Scotland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town WEST CALDER
Postcode district EH55
Dialling code 01506
Police Scottish
Fire Scottish
Ambulance Scottish
EU Parliament Scotland
UK Parliament Livingston
Scottish Parliament Almond Valley
List of places
UK
Scotland

Coordinates: 55°51′50″N 3°33′34″W / 55.863783°N 3.559429°W / 55.863783; -3.559429

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Polbeth is a former oil shale mining village located about a mile from West Calder, and not far from Livingston, West Lothian, Scotland.

Polbeth Harwood Church[edit]

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Harwood Church was one of two Church of Scotland churches in West Calder. The other was in Polbeth, and the two churches were amalgamated.

Worship in Polbeth took place in what previously had been the Engine House of Shale Pit 26. When mining ceased in the community the Engine House was converted into what is now known as Polbeth Hall. Worship took place here while the new church was being built.

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