Glassford

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This article is about the Scottish village. For other meanings of "Glassford", see Glassford (disambiguation).

Glassford (About this sound listen ; locally known as The Glessart[1] About this sound listen ) is a small village located 8 kilometres (5.0 mi) south of Hamilton, and 3 kilometres (1.9 mi) north-east of Strathaven, in South Lanarkshire, Scotland. It has a population of roughly 500-600 people.[citation needed] Features include the 19th-century Parish Church, and the remains of the 17th-century old church, both of which are category B listed buildings.[2][3] The Avon Water offers fishing and walks. Local businesses include the Glassford Inn and Steyban Restaurant. The local No.13 bus service comes through the village twice every hour.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Walls, Sandra (Jun 26, 2008). "Fun at Glassford gala day". Hamilton Advertiser. Retrieved 13 January 2011. 
  2. ^ "Ruin of Old Church and Graveyard, Listed Building Report". Historic Scotland. Retrieved 2014-04-27. 
  3. ^ "Parish Church and Graveyard, Listed Building Report". Historic Scotland. Retrieved 2014-04-27. 

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Coordinates: 55°42′01″N 4°01′44″W / 55.70028°N 4.02889°W / 55.70028; -4.02889