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Crosshill, Renfrewshire

Historical Description

CROSSHILL, a village, in the parish of CATHCART, Upper ward of the county of RENFREW, 2 miles (S.) from Glasgow; containing 63 inhabitants. It lies in the northern part of the parish, and on the eastern confines of the county; the road from Glasgow to Cathcart runs a short distance westward of the village. There is a valuable quarry of freestone, which is extensively wrought for the erection of buildings in Glasgow.

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