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Bridge of Weir, Renfrewshire

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Bridge of Weir, Renfrewshire

Bridge of Weir is a village in within the Renfrewshire council area and wider historic county of Renfrewshire in the west central Lowlands of Scotland. Lying within the Gryffe Valley and providing a crossing point for the River Gryffe, the village today serves largely as a dormitory settlement for nearby Glasgow and Paisley although it maintains a commercial centre of its own and some light industry.
Post townBRIDGE OF WEIR
Administrative CountyRenfrewshire
Traditional CountyRenfrewshire
OS GridNS3965
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Region
CountryScotland
Police AuthorityStrathclyde
Fire and Rescue AuthorityStrathclyde
Fire and Rescue AuthorityStrathclyde
Ambulance AuthorityScottish
Dialling code01505
Populationest. 4,650 (2006)
 

Other names by which Bridge of Weir, Renfrewshire has been known in the past

Bridge Of Weir ~ Weir ~ Weir Bridge Of

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

Bridge-of-Weir, manufacturing vil. with ry. sta., Houston and Kilbarchan pars., Renfrewshire, 6 miles NW. of Paisley, pop. 1267; P.O., T.O., 1 Bank.

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