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Kilcadzow, Lanarkshire

Historical Description

KILCADZOW, a village, in the parish of Carluke, Upper ward of the county of Lanark, 2 miles (E. S. E.) from Carluke; containing 160 inhabitants. It lies in the south-eastern part of the parish, on the high road from Carstairs to Carluke. Limestone of excellent quality abounds in its neighbourhood. Kilcadzow Law, the most elevated hill in the parish, is about 900 feet above the level of the sea: and from its summit is a magnificent view of the surrounding country. The Roman road which passed through Clydesdale to the western extremity of the wall of Antoninus may be traced here.

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