Croy, North Lanarkshire
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|Scottish Gaelic: An Crò|
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 shown within North Lanarkshire
|Population||650 (2001 census)|
|OS grid reference|
|Council area||North Lanarkshire|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|Postcode district||G65 9|
|UK Parliament||Cumbernauld, Kilsyth and Kirkintilloch East|
|Scottish Parliament||Cumbernauld and Kilsyth|
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.
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