Standburn

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Standburn
A road which runs through Standburn
The village of Standburn
Standburn is in the south of the Falkirk council area in the Central Belt of the Scottish mainland.
Standburn is in the south of the Falkirk council area in the Central Belt of the Scottish mainland.
Standburn
 Standburn shown within the Falkirk council area
Population 149 [1] (2001 census)
OS grid reference NS925745
Civil parish Muiravonside
Council area Falkirk
Lieutenancy area Stirling and Falkirk
Country Scotland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town FALKIRK
Postcode district FK1
Dialling code 01324
EU Parliament Scotland
UK Parliament Linlithgow and East Falkirk
Scottish Parliament Falkirk East
Website falkirk.gov.uk
List of places
UK
Scotland

Coordinates: 55°57′08″N 3°43′17″W / 55.9523°N 3.7215°W / 55.9523; -3.7215

Standburn is a small village which lies within the Falkirk council area in central Scotland. It is located 1.3 miles (2.1 km) south-west of Maddiston, 1.7 miles (2.7 km) north-east of Avonbridge and 4.0 miles (6.4 km) south east of Falkirk. The entire village is located along a section of the B825 road between Avonbridge and Loan.

The United Kingdom Census 2001 reported the population as 149 residents, a figure almost unchanged from the census of 1991

Drumbowie Environment Action Group is a charitable organisation which owns Drumbowie Park to the north of Standburn, this community woodland is open to the public.

Standburn was a mining community with several active pits until the 1950s. The pits were individually numbered and all prefixed by Gateside.[citation needed] The bings from the mining days can still be seen although the land has now been planted with trees and named Gateside Woodland.

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  1. ^ No 3 - 2001 Census Population of settlements and wards www.falkirk.gov.uk. Retrieved 2011-05-02

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