Basic Site Details

Name: War Memorial and Veterans' Housing
Town, district or village: Bathgate
City or county: West Lothian
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Thomas Roberts was the son of William Roberts builder whose company built the cottages and the memorial.
(“cottages” are two storey semi detached houses!!)
Information from “Bathgate War Memorial 1918-1995” by Bathgate History Group 1995-1996
(the source would have been West Lothian Courier)

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 3War memorial  
Item 2 of 3Cottage  
Item 3 of 3Veterans house  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 519211925Build/construction 
Item 2 of 51921 Plans drawn up 
Item 3 of 53 May 1922 Foundation stoneCottages
Item 4 of 522 October 1924 Foundation stoneWar Memorial
Item 5 of 58 November 1925 ConsecratedWar memorial consecrated and unveiled.


Design and Construction

The following individuals or organisations have carried out design/construction work. Where architects or practices worked together, matching letters appear beside their names in the Partnership Group column.
 NameRolePartnership GroupFromToNotes
Item 1 of 3Thomas RobertsArchitectA19211925 
Item 2 of 3Thomas Roberts and HumeArchitectural practiceA19211925 
Item 3 of 3William HumeArchitectA19211925 


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Bathgate and District War Memorial Committee 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Bathgate History Group1996Bathgate War Memorial 1918-1995