Dechmont

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Dechmont
Humpbacked Bridge, Dechmont. - geograph.org.uk - 56086.jpg
Humpbacked Bridge, Dechmont
Dechmont is located in West Lothian
Dechmont
Dechmont
Location within West Lothian
OS grid referenceNT039708
Council area
Lieutenancy area
CountryScotland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townBROXBURN
Postcode districtEH52
Dialling code01506
PoliceScotland
FireScottish
AmbulanceScottish
EU ParliamentScotland
UK Parliament
Scottish Parliament
List of places
UK
Scotland
55°55′16″N 3°32′13″W / 55.921°N 3.537°W / 55.921; -3.537Coordinates: 55°55′16″N 3°32′13″W / 55.921°N 3.537°W / 55.921; -3.537

Dechmont (Gaelic: Deagh Mhonadh) is a small village located near Uphall, West Lothian in Scotland. Bangour Village Hospital is located to the west of Dechmont. It has an approximate population of 989 people. Its postal code is EH52.[1] There was said to be an alien encounter in 1979 in the nearby Dechmont Woods.[2]

The village has a small infant/primary school providing learning for pre-school through to primary three pupils. In 2012 the school roll was thirteen which consisted of five primary one pupils; four primary two pupils and four primary three pupils as well as sixteen pre-school infants[3]

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  1. ^ "Dechmont, West Lothian Information". postcode-info.co.uk. Retrieved 26 November 2015.
  2. ^ Livingston Incident Archived 2008-08-31 at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ [1][dead link]
  4. ^ http://www.dailyrecord.co.uk/news/local-news/memory-lane-story-dechmont-castle-10044880

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