Newton, West Lothian

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Newton
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The A904 through Newton
Newton is located in West Lothian
Newton
Newton
Newton shown within West Lothian
OS grid reference NT091775
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Country Scotland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town BROXBURN
Postcode district EH52
Dialling code 0131
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55°58′59″N 3°27′25″W / 55.983°N 3.457°W / 55.983; -3.457Coordinates: 55°58′59″N 3°27′25″W / 55.983°N 3.457°W / 55.983; -3.457

Newton or (The Newton) is a small village in the county of West Lothian, Scotland. It lies on the A904 trunk road 2.6 miles (4.2 km) west of South Queensferry and the Forth Road Bridge and 6 miles (9.7 km) east of Linlithgow.

All road traffic travelling west from the Forth Road Bridge currently has to pass through the village in order to gain access to the M9 Motorway although this was set to change under proposals to upgrade M9 Junction 1a as part of the Forth Replacement Crossing scheme by 2013.

The village's location serves it well as a commuter village for those who travel daily to Edinburgh and Fife. It currently hosts a petrol service station, a small shop, a pub and a post office.

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