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English nameKirknewton
Gaelic nameEaglais a' Bhaile Ùir

Location and type of place name

Local authorityWest Lothian ~ Lodainn an Iar
Parish post 1891
County post 1891Midlothian ~ Lodainn Mheadhanach
Topographical feature type
OS sheet number
OS grid referenceNT109670
Type of namePlace ~ Àite


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Language notes 
SourcesDixon: “‘The Church of Newton’ … The parish is variously styled Kirknewton and Newton in early
sources and derives its name from the proximity of the parish church to the village of Newton.”

Dixon gives early forms of ecclesia de Newton.
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