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Craigend, Lanarkshire

Historical Description

CRAIGEND, a village, in the late quoad sacra parish of CROSSHILL, parish of OLD MONKLAND, Middle ward of the county LANARK, 4½ miles (E. S. E.) from Glasgow; containing 80 inhabitants. It is situated on the bank of the river Clyde, which here makes a considerable bend, and on the road from Glasgow to Bellshill in the parish of Bothwell.

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