Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
Abbeygreen a small town Groome
Abbey Green, or Lesmahagow village Bartholomew
Lesmahagow court Groome

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

Place Type of entry Source
Auchenheath colliery village with railway station Bartholomew
Auchenheath a collier village Groome
Auchlochan seat and hamlet Bartholomew
Auchlochan a hamlet Groome
Bankend hamlet Bartholomew
Bent a place, with a public school Groome
Bent place with public school Bartholomew
Birkwood a mansion Groome
Birkwood seat Bartholomew
Blackwood a railway station and an estate Groome
Boghead village Bartholomew
Boghead a village Groome
Cander a rivulet Groome
Corehouse an estate, with a mansion, and a ruined baronial fortalice Groome
Craignethan a ruined castle or, rather, fortified manor-house Groome
Crossford a village Groome
Dillarburn a village Groome
Dillarburn village Bartholomew
Draffan hamlet Bartholomew
Dundaff a waterfall Groome
Harperfield an estate, with a mansion Groome
Harperfield seat Bartholomew
Hawksland school Bartholomew
Hazelbank village Bartholomew
Hazelbank a village Groome
Kirkfield an estate, with a mansion Groome
Kirkfieldbank (or Kirkland) village Bartholomew
Kirkfieldbank or Kirkland a village Groome
Kirkmuirhill mining village Bartholomew
Kirkmuirhill a collier village Groome
Linvale a village Groome
Logan House seat Bartholomew
Logan House a mansion Groome
Nethan rivulet Bartholomew
Nethan a stream Groome
New-Trows a small village Groome
Southfield and Blackwood village Bartholomew
Stockbriggs seat Bartholomew
Stockbriggs an estate, with a mansion Groome
Stonebyres a mansion Groome
Stonebyres seat Bartholomew
Tillietudlem railway station Bartholomew
Underbank school Bartholomew
Waterside school Bartholomew

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 Lesmahagow 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.
Thomas Pennant Appendix II: Of Elgin and the Shire of Murray 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
Auchenheath 0 2
Blackwood 0 2
Nemphlar 0 2
Kirkfieldbank 0 3
Crossford 0 2
Lanark 6 4
Cartland 0 2
Braidwood 0 2
Stonehouse 0 2
Douglas 1 2
Hyndford 0 2
Cleghorn 0 2
Dalserf 0 2
Carluke 0 3
Glassford 0 6
Clydesdale 0 1
Carmichael 0 2
Strathaven 0 2
Glenbuck 0 2
Larkhall 0 2