The village of Standburn
Standburn shown within the Falkirk council area
|Population||149  (2001 census)|
|OS grid reference|
|Lieutenancy area||Stirling and Falkirk|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|UK Parliament||Linlithgow and East Falkirk|
|Scottish Parliament||Falkirk East|
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.
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. The bings from the mining days can still be seen although the land has now been planted with trees and named Gateside Woodland.
- No 3 - 2001 Census Population of settlements and wards www.falkirk.gov.uk. Retrieved 2011-05-02
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