Queenzieburn viewed from the west
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Queenzieburn (Scots: Queenieburn) is a small settlement in North Lanarkshire, Scotland. Its estimated population is 520. It is located near the town of Kilsyth and has a small industrial estate. The village has one school called Chapelgreen Primary. Senior pupils usually attend Kilsyth Academy.
Queenzieburn is pronounced /kwiːnibɜːrn/. This is due to the original Scots spelling, Queenȝieburn, containing the letter yogh, which was later erroneously confused with the tailed z. The meaning may be ‘stream, of the wedge place’.
Notable Wee Person
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- Drummond, Peter, John (2014). An analysis of toponyms and toponymic patterns in eight parishes of the upper Kelvin basin (PDF). Glasgow: Glasgow University. p. 278. Retrieved 3 July 2017.
- Bendoris, Matt (6 February 2018). "KRANK IT UP Stunned armed cops train to take down terrorists… then come face-to-face with Wee Jimmy Krankie". The Scottish Sun. Retrieved 13 February 2018.
- "25 inch O.S. Map with Bing slider". N.L.S. Ordnance Survey. Retrieved 13 February 2018.
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