Descriptive gazetteer entries

These other entries in our collection of descriptive gazetteers are also about Lanark. You may be able to find further references to Lanark in the descriptive gazetteers by doing a full-text search here.

Place Type of entry Source
Lanark a town and a parish Groome
Lanark, New a large manufacturing village Groome
Lanark, New village Bartholomew

This additional information from our descriptive gazetteers is for locations within the parish or parishes associated with Lanark.

Place Type of entry Source
Bonnington an estate, with a mansion and a famous waterfall Groome
Bridgend, Hyndford a hamlet Groome
Cartland a village and a stupendous chasm Groome
Cleghorn a mansion, an estate, and a station Groome
Craiglockhart an ancient baronial fortalice Groome
Hyndford a hamlet and an estate Groome
Jerviswood an estate Groome
Lee Castle a mansion Groome
Nemphlar a village Groome

Travel writing

This website includes the complete texts of books describing journeys around Britain, written between the twelfth and nineteenth centuries. Selecting one of the links below will take you to the first reference to Lanark within the selected text. This will not always be a description of a visit: travellers often mention places other than where they are, for example as a basis for comparison.

Traveller Section No. of Refs.
Daniel Defoe Letter 12, Part 2: Glasgow and central Scotland 5
William Camden Scotland: South of the Antonine Wall 1

This website includes two large libraries, of historical travel writing and of entries from nineteenth century gazetteers describing places. We have text from these sources available for these places near your location:

Place Mentioned in Travel Writing Mentioned in Hist. Gazetteer
Kirkfieldbank 0 3
Nemphlar 0 2
Cleghorn 0 2
Cartland 0 2
Hyndford 0 2
Braidwood 0 2
Carstairs 0 2
Crossford 0 2
Carmichael 0 2
Pettinain 0 2
Auchenheath 0 2
Lesmahagow 0 4
Carluke 0 3
Blackwood 0 2
Clydesdale 0 1
Covington 0 2
Braehead 0 2
Carnwath 0 2
Libberton 0 2
Dalserf 0 2