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Coatdyke, Lanarkshire

Historical Description

COATDYKE, a village, in the late quoad sacra parish of GARTSHERRIE, parish of OLD MONKLAND, Middle ward of county LANARK; containing 459 inhabitants. This place participates largely in raising the mineral products of the district, iron and coal; and in the neighbourhood are several quarries, including one of white freestone, the thickness of which is in some parts seventy feet.

Transcribed from A Topographical Dictionary of Scotland, 1851 by Samuel Lewis