Dykehead  Lanarkshire


In 1882-4, Frances Groome's Ordnance Gazetteer of Scotland described Dykehead like this:

Dykehead, a village in Shotts parish, NE Lanarkshire, ½ mile W of Shotts station. It stands amid a bleak moorish country, but derives prosperity from extensive neighbouring mineral works.

Dykehead through time

Dykehead 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 Dykehead itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Dykehead in North Lanarkshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 17th January 2021

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