Croy, North Lanarkshire

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Croy
Scottish Gaelic: An Crò
The Croy Tavern - geograph.org.uk - 1547065.jpg
The Croy Tavern, the local pub in Croy, has not been trading for years and has evidently suffered from a combination of neglect and vandalism since it closed.
Croy is located in North Lanarkshire
Croy
Croy
 Croy shown within North Lanarkshire
Population 650 (2001 census)
OS grid reference NS624553
Council area North Lanarkshire
Lieutenancy area Dunbartonshire
Country Scotland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town GLASGOW
Postcode district G65 9
Dialling code 01236
Police Scottish
Fire Scottish
Ambulance Scottish
EU Parliament Scotland
UK Parliament Cumbernauld, Kilsyth and Kirkintilloch East
Scottish Parliament Cumbernauld and Kilsyth
List of places
UK
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Coordinates: 55°57′31″N 4°02′31″W / 55.958484°N 4.041831°W / 55.958484; -4.041831

Croy is a village in North Lanarkshire, Scotland. A former mining community, Croy is situated some 13 miles (21 km) from Glasgow and 37 miles (60 km) from Edinburgh on the main railway line between the two cities, with a frequent service to both. Croy station is also served by local trains between Glasgow and Alloa.

On Croy Hill, to the north east of the village, are remnants of the Antonine Wall, built by the Romans between AD 142 and 144, including a fort and two beacon platforms. Croy was a key point in Roman built Antonine Wall.

Croy has a Roman Catholic primary school (Holy Cross primary). At one stage there was a junior (non-league) football team in the village, known as Croy Celtic.