Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for Giffnock

Giffnock, a hamlet in Eastwood parish, Renfrewshire, 1¼ mile S of Pollokshaws. It has a station on the Glasgow and Busby railway, and lies near extensive quarries of an excellent building sandstone, popularly called 'liver rock.'

(F.H. Groome, Ordnance Gazetteer of Scotland (1882-4); © 2004 Gazetteer for Scotland)

Linked entities:
Feature Description: "a hamlet"   (ADL Feature Type: "populated places")
Administrative units: Eastwood ScoP       Renfrewshire ScoCnty
Place: Giffnock

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