Wilkieston

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Wilkieston
Entrance to Wilkieston (geograph 2686504).jpg
The road into Wilkieston
Wilkieston is located in West Lothian
Wilkieston
Wilkieston
 Wilkieston shown within West Lothian
OS grid reference NT122685
Civil parish Kirknewton
Council area West Lothian
Lieutenancy area West Lothian
Country Scotland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town KIRKNEWTON
Postcode district EH27
Dialling code 01506
Police Scottish
Fire Scottish
Ambulance Scottish
EU Parliament Scotland
UK Parliament Livingston
Scottish Parliament Almond Valley
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UK
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Coordinates: 55°54′05″N 3°24′26″W / 55.9015°N 3.4071°W / 55.9015; -3.4071

Wilkieston is a small village in West Lothian, Scotland. It is located on the A71 road, 1.5 kilometres (0.93 mi) north of Kirknewton, 2 kilometres (1.2 mi) south-west of Ratho and 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) east of Livingston.

To the north-west of the village is Bonnington House, a 19th-century country house. To the north-east of the village are the remains of Hatton House, medieval home of the Lauder family, which was demolished in 1955.

Another house now demolished, Linburn Park, was located to the south of the village. Wilkieston is now also home to the Linburn Centre, which is run by charity Scottish War Blinded. The centre provides assistance to adults who have been members of the armed forces and now have a visual impairment.

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