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Inverkip

Inverkip is a village and parish in the Inverclyde council area and historic county of Renfrewshire in the west central Lowlands of Scotland, 4 miles southwest of Greenock and 9 miles north of Largs on the A78 trunk road. The village takes its na ...

                                               

Kip Water, Inverclyde

Kip Water, also known as the River Kip, is a short river in Inverclyde, Scotland which gives the village of Inverkip its name. It originates at Cornalees in the hills between Inverkip and Greenock and runs through Shielhill Glen, Dunrod Glen and ...

                                               

Woodhall, Port Glasgow

Woodhall is a housing scheme in the lower east end of Port Glasgow, Inverclyde in Scotland. It stands on land once occupied by Woodhall mansion and estate. The mansion stood where St Martins church now stands on Mansion Avenue. Woodhall is on a n ...

                                               

Cousland

Cousland is a village in Midlothian, Scotland. It is located 4 kilometres east of Dalkeith and 3 kilometres west of Ormiston, on a hill between the Rivers Tyne and Esk.

                                               

Danderhall

The village includes a large amount of council housing - although much of this is now privately owned by the occupiers. Danderhall was formerly a mining village, supplying labour for the nearby coal mines of Edmonstone to the northwest, Sheriffha ...

                                               

Edgehead

Edgehead is situated east of Dewartown and Mayfield, north-west of Pathhead and south-east of Dalkeith. Two areas of woodland, Windmill Wood and Chesterhill Wood, are located beside the northern end of the village.

                                               

Fala, Midlothian

The parish of the same name is about five miles long from east to west, and one mile broad from north to south, and contains about 3.120 acres 12.6 km 2. It is bounded by the following parishes: Humbie to the east, Soutra to which it is now conjo ...

                                               

Lasswade

Lasswade is a village and civil parish in Midlothian, Scotland, on the River North Esk, nine miles south of Edinburgh city centre, contiguous with Bonnyrigg and between Dalkeith to the east and Loanhead to the west. Melville Castle lies to the no ...

                                               

Milton Bridge

Milton Bridge is a village in Midlothian, Scotland. It is located two miles north of Penicuik on the Glencorse Burn and gets its name from the bridge crossing. In the 19th century, the local paper mill caused the village to grow. Later, the Briti ...

                                               

Newbattle

Newbattle is a village and civil parish in Midlothian, in the ancient Roman Catholic Diocese of St. Andrews, about seven miles from Edinburgh. There was an abbey there founded about 1140, being the second of the six Cistercian Monasteries establi ...

                                               

Newtongrange

Newtongrange is a former mining village in Midlothian, Scotland. Known in local dialect as Nitten, or Nitten by the Bing, it became Scotlands largest mining village in the 1890s, with the sinking of the Lady Victoria Colliery and a shaft over 160 ...

                                               

Pathhead, Midlothian

Pathhead is located around 4 miles 6.4 km south east of Dalkeith and 11 miles 18 km south of Scotlands capital city, Edinburgh. It lies above the east bank of the River Tyne. The name of the village is due to its position. It stands 500 feet 150 ...

                                               

Rosewell, Midlothian

Rosewell is a former mining village in Midlothian, Scotland, east of Roslin and south-west of Bonnyrigg. The village is in the civil parish of Lasswade and was previously a separate ecclesiastical parish, but has its own Community Council, namely ...

                                               

Roslin, Midlothian

Roslin is a village in Midlothian, Scotland, 7 miles to the south of the capital city Edinburgh. It stands on high ground, near the northwest bank of the river North Esk.

                                               

Whitehill, Midlothian

Whitehill) is a village in Midlothian in the south-east of Scotland, approximately 1.5 miles south-east of Dalkeith and 8.5 miles from Edinburgh. The village is situated on the northwest slope of the Mayfield-Tranent ridge which spans the border ...

                                               

Aberlour

Aberlour is a town in Moray, Scotland, 12 miles south of Elgin on the road to Grantown. A burn, the Lour burn is a tributary of the River Spey, and the surrounding parish, are both named Aberlour, but the name is most commonly used in reference t ...

                                               

Alves, Moray

The A96 runs east to west across Alves and connects the village to the nearest towns of Forres to the west and Elgin to the east. The hamlets of Garrowslack and Hillside lie to the southeast and are made up of isolated farms and houses. Alves woo ...

                                               

Boharm

Boharm is a rural parish in the Speyside area of north Scotland, midway between Aberlour and Fochabers, and north of Dufftown. It lies on minor roads to either side of the A95. The main settlements in the parish are Maggieknockater and Mulben. De ...

                                               

Craigellachie, Moray

Craigellachie is a small village in Moray, Scotland, at the confluence of the River Spey and River Fiddich, in walking distance of the town of Aberlour. The name means "stone of alarm" and was first applied to the rock on which most of the villag ...

                                               

Findhorn

Findhorn is a village in Moray, Scotland. It is located on the eastern shore of Findhorn Bay and immediately south of the Moray Firth. Findhorn is 3 miles northwest of Kinloss, and about 5 miles by road from Forres. The Findhorn Foundation lies t ...

                                               

Findochty

Findochty is a village in Moray, Scotland, on the shores of the Moray Firth, historically it was part of Banffshire. The Gaelic name of the village was recorded by Diack using his own transcription method as fanna-guchti, which is of unclear mean ...

                                               

Fochabers

Fochabers is a village in the Parish of Bellie, in Moray, Scotland, 10 miles east of the cathedral city of Elgin and located on the east bank of the River Spey. 1.728 people live in the village, which enjoys a rich musical and cultural history. T ...

                                               

Hopeman

Hopeman is a seaside village in Moray, Scotland, on the coast of the Moray Firth, founded in 1805 to house and re-employ people displaced during the Highland clearances. According to the 2011 census, Hopeman has a population of 1.724 and approxim ...

                                               

Longmorn

Longmorn is a village in Moray, Scotland, famous for its malt whisky distilleries. It lies approximately two and a half miles south of Elgin on the main road from Elgin to Rothes. This village was once a small railway junction, and the beginning ...

                                               

Mosstodloch

Mosstodloch is a small village in Moray, Scotland, lying near the A96 between Fochabers and Elgin on the west bank of the River Spey.

                                               

Portessie

Portessie is a small fishing village east of Buckie, on the north-east coast of Scotland. It is commonly nicknamed "the Sloch", due to the name of the original settlement being Rottenslough. The village is sandwiched between Buckie and Findochty, ...

                                               

Tomintoul

Tomintoul, from Scottish Gaelic: Tom an t-Sabhail, meaning "Hillock of the Barn") is a village in the Moray council area of Scotland, until 1975, it was in the county of Banffshire. The cairngorms national Park, the Village is situated near the b ...

                                               

Urquhart, Moray

Urquhart is a small village in Moray, Scotland. It is approximately five miles east of Elgin, and between the villages of Lhanbryde and Garmouth. Urquhart had a population of 420.

                                               

Bourtreehill

Bourtreehill is a large housing estate built by the Irvine Development Corporation in the late 1970s which forms part of the Irvine New Town in North Ayrshire, Scotland. The estate has two main parts, known as Bourtreehill North and Bourtreehill ...

                                               

Broomlands

Broomlands is district of Irvine in North Ayrshire, Scotland. Situated on a series of bends in the River Annick, Broomlands and its original features are now almost lost within the south-Bourtreehill and Broomlands housing scheme.

                                               

Dalgarven

In 1881 some two hundred people lived in the village, the mill being at its heart, with a Sunday school, smithy, joiners shop and Dalgarven House. Most of the women were weavers, dressmakers, farm or domestic servants. The men were stonemasons, j ...

                                               

Drybridge

Drybridge is a village in North Ayrshire, Scotland. Drybridge is thus named because of the "dry bridge" over the Kilmarnock and Troon Railway, opened in 1812. The nearby "wet bridge" is the Laigh Milton Viaduct, the oldest surviving railway bridg ...

                                               

Fairlie, North Ayrshire

Fairlie sits on the eastern shore of the Firth of Clyde and looks across to the Isle of Arran and the Cumbraes. Currently little more than a commuter village, with few businesses still running to Fairlie. These include the "village Inn" pub and r ...

                                               

Girdle Toll

Girdle Toll is located east of the Stanecastle Roundabout located next to the Stanecastle Keep. This area of Irvine is 10 miles 16 km from Prestwick Airport and only 23 miles 37 km from the city of Glasgow. Nearby is Eglinton Country Park. The ce ...

                                               

Glengarnock

Glengarnock is a small village in North Ayrshire that lies near the west coast of Scotland. It forms part of the Garnock Valley area and is about 18 miles away from Glasgow, the nearest city. The Barony of Glengarnock is one of three baronies whi ...

                                               

Hessilhead hamlet

Hessilhead hamlet or Haselet is a small settlement or clachan in North Ayrshire, Scotland. It is situated to the east of the town of Beith and stands on the course of the Dusk Water that once drove the local mill. Hazlehead or Hasslehead are also ...

                                               

Seamill

Seamill is a village in North Ayrshire on the west coast of Scotland, about 5 miles north of Ardrossan and 8 miles south of Largs, on the east coast of the Firth of Clyde. Sometimes considered part of West Kilbride, and sometimes considered as a ...

                                               

Skelmorlie

Skelmorlie is a village in North Ayrshire, Scotland. Although it is the northernmost settlement in the council area of North Ayrshire it is contiguous with Wemyss Bay, which is in Inverclyde. The dividing line is the Kelly Burn, which flows into ...

                                               

West Kilbride

West Kilbride is a village in North Ayrshire, Scotland, on the west coast by the Firth of Clyde, looking across the Firth of Clyde to Goat Fell and the Isle of Arran. West Kilbride and adjoining districts of Seamill and Portencross are generally ...

                                               

Banton, North Lanarkshire

The Covenanter army under General William Baillie formed near Banton for their engagement with the Royalist forces under the command of Montrose at the Battle of Kilsyth on August 15, 1645, a major battle of the Wars of the Three Kingdoms. In 176 ...

                                               

Bargeddie

Bargeddie is a village in North Lanarkshire, Scotland, just outside the suburban fringe of Glasgow, 8 miles east of the city centre, and close to the junction of the M73 and M8 motorways. The nearest major town is Coatbridge, 2 miles to the east.

                                               

Birkenshaw, North Lanarkshire

Birkenshaw is a village in North Lanarkshire, Scotland, to the east of Glasgow, and in proximity to Uddingston, Tannochside and Viewpark. Historically part of Lanarkshire Birkenshaw is largely a housing estate, but is more widely known for the Bi ...

                                               

Carfin

Carfin is a village situated to the north-east of Motherwell, Scotland. Most local amenities are shared with the adjacent villages of Holytown, Newarthill and New Stevenston which have a combined population of around 20.000 across the four locali ...

                                               

Chapelhall

Chapelhall is a village outside the town of Airdrie in North Lanarkshire, Scotland. With house building, the distinction between Airdrie and Chapelhall is being eroded. Established as a small mining village in the 19th century, it now has populat ...

                                               

Chryston

Chryston is a village in North Lanarkshire, around 7 miles east of Glasgow, in Scotland. It lies north of its sister village, Muirhead, which is on the A80. The village has around double Muirheads population although the exact boundary between th ...

                                               

Cleland, North Lanarkshire

Cleland is a small village near Motherwell and Wishaw in North Lanarkshire, Scotland. As of 2018, it has a population of about 3.000. The village has a strong coal mining heritage, and is a typical example of a working class village in North Lana ...

                                               

Condorrat

Condorrat is a former village in North Lanarkshire, Scotland. Like Luggiebank, Castlecary and Dullatur, it predates the new town of Cumbernauld, but unlike those Condorrat was officially included in the designated new town area. Since then it has ...

                                               

Cumbernauld Village

Cumbernauld Village is an area of Cumbernauld. Whilst Cumbernauld was designated a new town in 1955, the Village itself has a pre-mediaeval history, with a Roman settlement being built in the area due to its proximity to the Antonine Wall. After ...

                                               

Garrion Bridge

Garrion Bridge is a small hamlet spanning the border between North Lanarkshire and South Lanarkshire, Scotland. It is located on the banks of the Clyde Valley, 18 miles south-east of Glasgow. The hamlet is most commonly associated with the nearby ...

                                               

Gartcosh

Gartcosh is a village in North Lanarkshire, Scotland. The village lies a few miles east of Glasgow, and about a mile northwest of the town of Coatbridge. Assessment 2012 the population of Gartcosh was 2130. The expansion of the village including ...

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