Larkhaw

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Larkhaw
Avon Water at Millheugh Bridge - geograph.org.uk - 165433.jpg
Millheugh Bridge an the Larkhaw Viaduct
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Population15,549 (2001)
OS grid referenceNS7651
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KintraScotland
Sovereign stateUnitit Kinrick
Post tounLARKHALL
Postcode destrictML9
Diallin code01698
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55°44′13″N 3°58′19″W / 55.737°N 3.972°W / 55.737; -3.972Coordinates: 55°44′13″N 3°58′19″W / 55.737°N 3.972°W / 55.737; -3.972

Larkhaw[1] (Inglis: Larkhall, Scots Gaelic: Taigh na h-Uiseig)[2] is a toun in Sooth Lanrikshire, Scotland an is aroond 14 mile (23 km) sootheast o Glesga.

Etymology[eedit | eedit soorce]

The toun haes haed sindry names afore syne. Roy's Militar Map o the 1750s gies Laverockhall as the name o the toun[3], maist like giein mense tae the bird. Syne, maps gied the name as Larkhall[4], but baith Laverockhall and Larkhall war uised thegither for a fair while[5][6]. It's wirdy o tent that a hantle o gates athort Lanark are cried wi mense tae Laverockhall, for ensample in the toun o Lanark[7] an in Glesca[8].

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. https://d3lmsxlb5aor5x.cloudfront.net/library/document/Map_of_Scotland_in_Scots-Guide_and_gazetteer.pdf
  2. "Ainmean-Àite na h-Alba ~ Gaelic Place-Names of Scotland". Archived frae the original on 25 Mey 2014. Retrieved 9 Mey 2014.
  3. "Explore georeferenced maps - Map images - National Library of Scotland". maps.nls.uk.
  4. "Explore georeferenced maps - Map images - National Library of Scotland". maps.nls.uk.
  5. "Caledonian Mercury (10th June 1802)". www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk. Retrieved 22 October 2020.
  6. "Scots Magazine (1st May 1793)". www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk. Retrieved 22 October 2020.
  7. "Laverockhall". Google Maps (in Inglis). Retrieved 22 October 2020.
  8. "Laverockhall St". Google Maps (in Inglis). Retrieved 22 October 2020.