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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 
Civil parish Grangemouth
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 two 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

External links[edit]

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11 news items

Fife Today

Fife Today
Thu, 02 Jul 2015 02:00:00 -0700

Monteith, of Shieldhill, Falkirk; Ferguson, of Bishopbriggs; Anderson, of Hamilton, and Mercer, of Kelvindale, Glasgow, all denied the charges against them. The alleged offences are said to have taken place at the Championship clash between Raith ...

Falkirk Herald

Falkirk Herald
Tue, 21 Apr 2015 04:26:15 -0700

A seven year old boy was taken to hospital by air ambulance after being knocked down by a car. The child was crossing the village Main Street near the Clachan pub at around 9 a.m. this morning and was riding a scooter. He was treated at the scene ...

Falkirk Herald

Falkirk Herald
Wed, 12 Feb 2014 01:56:15 -0800

Police have issued an appeal for information on the incident three weeks ago. Picture: Michael Gillen (130558). Scott McAngus. s.mcangus@falkirkherald.co.uk. 10:03 Wednesday 12 February 2014. 0. Have your say. A businessman fled the clutches of ...
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 ...

Scotsman (blog)

Scotsman (blog)
Thu, 26 Feb 2015 01:43:12 -0800

Ex-soldier Richard Monteith wearing the shirt that got him kicked out of a Falkirk pub. Picture: Michael Gillen. SCOTT McANGUS. 10:03 Thursday 26 February 2015. 163. Have your say. A SOLDIER who did tours in Iraq and Afghanistan has claimed he was ...


Tue, 24 Mar 2015 10:15:27 -0700

Monteith, of Shieldhill, Falkirk, Ferguson, of Bishopbriggs and Anderson, of Hamilton, denied the charges against them. Trial dates were set for the trio in June. Mercer, of Kelvindale, Glasgow, had the case against him continued without plea until ...

Edinburgh Evening News

Edinburgh Evening News
Tue, 24 Mar 2015 02:22:30 -0700

Tom, originally from Shieldhill, Falkirk, said: “I thought she was the belle of the ball when I first saw her, she was beautiful. Still is, I must add.” Winger Tom was with Falkirk FC at the time. He played in the first team during the 1962-63 and 1963 ...

The Courier

The Courier
Wed, 25 Feb 2015 08:41:15 -0800

Kingsbarn Equestrian Centre, at Shieldhill, Falkirk, was listed on the open property market at the end of January as a result of the liquidation Jakem Ltd, directed by Fife horse owner and trainer Jackie Kemp. Liquidators Grainger Corporate Rescue ...

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