Tamfourhill

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Tamfourhill
Scottish Gaelic: Tom a' Phùir
Tamfourhill (geograph 3698666).jpg
These modern houses are close to the site of Tamfourhill, which, apparently vanished, like so many other old buildings, in the second half of the 20th century.
Tamfourhill is located in Falkirk
Tamfourhill
Tamfourhill
 Tamfourhill shown within the Falkirk council area
OS grid reference NS858797
Civil parish Falkirk
Council area Falkirk
Lieutenancy area Stirling and Falkirk
Country Scotland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town FALKIRK
Postcode district FK1
Dialling code 01324
Police Scottish
Fire Scottish
Ambulance Scottish
EU Parliament Scotland
UK Parliament Falkirk
Scottish Parliament Falkirk West
List of places
UK
Scotland

Coordinates: 55°59′50″N 3°49′47″W / 55.9972°N 3.8297°W / 55.9972; -3.8297

Tamfourhill is a working-class residential suburb of Falkirk within the Falkirk (council area), Scotland. It is located approximately 1.5 miles (2.5 kilometres) west of the city centre.[1] The Falkirk Wheel is located just to the northwest of the village. Tamfourhill includes the residential area between the south side of the Forth & Clyde Canal and the north side of the Union Canal.[2] It also contains the Tamfourhill Industrial Estate. To the west of the village is a well preserved part of the Antonine Wall, built in the 2nd century and Rough Castle.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tamfourhill". Scottish Gazetteer. Retrieved 21 January 2011. 
  2. ^ "Tamfourhill". Central Scotland Police. Retrieved 21 January 2011. 

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