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Langbank, Renfrewshire

This article is about a village in Scotland. For the hamlet in Canada, see Langbank, Saskatchewan. Langbank is a village on the south bank of the River Clyde in Renfrewshire, Scotland. The name is thought to come from ‘long bank’ (the first part being 'lang' in Scots. It is 9.3 miles/15km northwest from Paisley and 3.4 miles/5.5km east from Port Glasgow on the A8.
Administrative CountyRenfrewshire
Traditional CountyRenfrewshire
OS GridNS3873
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Region
CountryScotland
Police AuthorityStrathclyde
 

Langbank, Renfrewshire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Langbank, Quoad sacra par. and vil. with ry. sta., Erskine par., Renfrewshire--par., pop. 575; vil., on S. side of river Clyde, opposite Dumbarton, and 4¼ miles E. of Port Glasgow, pop. 322; P.O., T.O.

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