Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for Allanton

Allanton, a coal-mining village, in Hamilton parish, Lanarkshire, 1¾ mile ESE of the town. Pop. (1871) 301.

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

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Feature Description: "a coal-mining village"   (ADL Feature Type: "populated places")
Administrative units: Hamilton ScoP       Lanarkshire ScoCnty
Place: Allanton

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