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Shieldhill - geograph.org.uk - 85323.jpg
in the west of the village looking over the Forth Valley
Shieldhill is in the centre of the Falkirk council area in the Central Belt of the Scottish mainland.
Shieldhill is in the centre of the Falkirk council area in the Central Belt of the Scottish mainland.
 Shieldhill shown within the Falkirk council area
Area  0.24 sq mi (0.62 km2)
Population 2,656 [1] (2001 census)
   – density  11,067/sq mi (4,273/km2)
OS grid reference NS899769
   – Edinburgh  22.4 mi (36.0 km) ESE 
   – London  343 mi (552 km) SSE 
Council area Falkirk
Lieutenancy area Stirling and Falkirk
Country Scotland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Falkirk
Postcode district FK1
Dialling code 01324
Police Scottish
Fire Scottish
Ambulance Scottish
EU Parliament Scotland
UK Parliament Falkirk
Scottish Parliament Falkirk East
Website falkirk.gov.uk
List of places

Coordinates: 55°58′20″N 3°45′54″W / 55.972309°N 03.765049°W / 55.972309; -03.765049

Shieldhill is a village within the Falkirk council area in Central Scotland. The village is 2.0 miles (3.2 km) south-east of Falkirk, 2.4 miles (3.9 km) south-west of Polmont and 0.5 miles (0.8 km) north of the village of California.

Shieldhill is divided into two main parts: Skim and Bovis. The west side is over 60 years old and takes up around a third of Shieldhill. The east side is over 20 years old and takes up the other two thirds. The main road through Shieldhill is the B8028 road between California and Glen Village and the B810 road from Reddingmuirhead. At the time of the 2001 census, Shieldhill had a population of 2,656 residents.[1]


There are three corner shops, a bar, the batter inn and the spicy cottage takeaway as well as a Post Office in Shieldhill. There is also a wedding centre nearby, The Three Kings. Shieldhill is also close to a new Tesco supermarket which is located 1 mile (1.6 km) away in neighbouring Reddingmuirhead.

The village of Shieldhill has one primary school, Shieldhill Primary School.


The village forms part of the Falkirk constituency for UK general elections and part of the Falkirk East constituency in Scottish Parliament elections.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b No 3 - 2001 Census Population of settlements and wards www.falkirk.gov.uk. Retrieved 2011-05-11

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6 news items

Herald Scotland
Fri, 21 Nov 2014 19:00:00 -0800

Andrew McKay, a diabetes sufferer, is said to have carried out the act upon alleged victim Kelly McCallum, to her injury and to the danger of her life, at a house in Shieldhill, Falkirk, on April 12. It is alleged the incident was either an assault, or ...

Falkirk Herald

Falkirk Herald
Wed, 12 Feb 2014 02:06:50 -0800

Police have issued an appeal for information on the incident three weeks ago. Picture: Michael Gillen (130558). by Scott McAngus; s.mcangus@falkirkherald.co.uk. Published on the 12 February 2014 10:03. Published 12/02/2014 10:03. Print this ...
Falkirk Herald
Tue, 28 Jan 2014 08:07:30 -0800

A man was assaulted and had his car stolen while he sat in it at the weekend. The 33-year-old, who is believed to run a business in Shieldhill, was attacked in the area last Friday between 10 - 11 p.m. He did not sustain any serious injuries, but his ...
BBC News
Tue, 09 Oct 2012 07:48:45 -0700

Falkirk Council is to step in to maintain bus services that are being cut by operator First Scotland at the end of October. The authority's Policy and Resources committee has agreed to step in to replace the services while a review of non-commercial ...
BBC News
Thu, 09 Dec 2010 07:49:11 -0800

Lisa Hird, Lamington, Biggar, South Lanarkshire: "Icicles on a little Staffordshire Bull Terrier." Icicles in Shieldhill, Falkirk, Stirlingshire. Photo: Ruth Allison. Send your photos to yourpics@bbc.co.uk. For terms and conditions please see: www.bbc ...
Tue, 23 Feb 2010 01:32:50 -0800

Following an extensive search, officers from Central Scotland Police revealed on Monday that they had found a body to Easter Pirleyhill Farm in Shieldhill, Falkirk at the weekend. On Tuesday morning, following a formal identification, they confirmed ...

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