In 1882-4, Frances Groome's Ordnance Gazetteer of Scotland described Gartcosh like this:
Gartcosh, a village and station in Cadder parish, Lanarkshire, on the Caledonian railway, 2¾ miles NW of Coatbridge and 7 ENE of Glasgow. N ear it are Gartcosh Fireclay Works. Pop. (1881) 356.
Gartcosh is now part of North Lanarkshire district. Click here for graphs and data of how North Lanarkshire has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Gartcosh itself, go to Units and Statistics.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Gartcosh in North Lanarkshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 24th March 2017
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