Dechmont (Gaelic: Deagh Mhonadh) is a small village located near Uphall, West Lothian in Scotland. Bangour Village Hospital is located to the west of Dechmont. It has an approximate population of 989 people. Its postal code is EH52. There was said to be an alien encounter in 1979 in the nearby Dechmont Woods.
Humpbacked Bridge, Dechmont
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The village has a small infant/primary school providing learning for pre-school through to primary three pupils. In 2012 the school roll was thirteen which consisted of five primary one pupils; four primary two pupils and four primary three pupils as well as sixteen pre-school infants
- Stephen Gallacher - professional golfer, 4-time winner on the European tour and Ryder Cup Star was born in Dechmont in 1974.
- Edward Meldrum, the business partner of James Young bought Old Dechmont House in 1865 and rebuilt it as Dechmont Castle in 1869. He died there in 1875.
- Scott Arfield from Dechmont is a professional footballer who has played with Falkirk and Huddersfield Town and Burnley and now currently plays with Rangers and captains the Canadian national team.
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