Glassford

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Glassford (About this sound listen ; locally known as The Glessert[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 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.

People from Glassford[edit]

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