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Polmont

"Name, Situation, Extent, &c. The parish of Polmont was disjoined from that of Falkirk in 1724. The derivation of the name is uncertain; but one of the titles of the Duke of Hamilton, viz. Lord Polmont, is taken from it. The parish is situated in the county of Stirling, presbytery of Linlithgow, and synod of Lothian and Tweeddale. Its greatest length is 5 miles, and its breadth 2. It is intersected by the Firth of Forth on the north, and the river Avon on the east; and partly by the great canal."

Parish of Polmont (County of Stirling) By the Rev. Mr William Finlay. (Statistical Account of Scotland 1791-1799)

Churches

You can also perform a more selective search for churches in the Polmont area that are recorded in the GENUKI church database. This will also help identify other churches in nearby townships and/or parishes. You also have the option to see the location of the churches marked on a map.

Description and Travel

You can see pictures of Polmont which are provided by:

Gazetteers

See also Edinburgh University's "Gazetteer for Scotland"

Historical Geography

You can see the administrative areas in which Polmont has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.

Maps

You can see maps centred on OS grid reference NS936793 (Lat/Lon: 55.994863, -3.707429), Polmont which are provided by:
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