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Erskine, Renfrewshire

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Erskine, Renfrewshire

Erskine is a town in the council area of Renfrewshire, and historic county of the same name, in the west central Lowlands of Scotland. It lies on the southern bank of the River Clyde, providing the lowest crossing to the north bank of the river at Erskine Bridge connecting the town to Old Kilpatrick in West Dunbartonshire.
Post townERSKINE
Administrative CountyRenfrewshire
Traditional CountyRenfrewshire
OS GridNS4571
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
Region
CountryScotland
Police AuthorityStrathclyde
Fire and Rescue AuthorityStrathclyde
Fire and Rescue AuthorityStrathclyde
Ambulance AuthorityScottish
Dialling code0141
Population15,437
 

Other names by which Erskine, Renfrewshire has been known in the past

Irschen

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

Erskine, par., in N. of Renfrewshire, on the Clyde, 7535 ac., pop. 1653; contains Bishopton ry. sta., 5 miles NW. of Paisley; 1 mile NE. of sta., near E. Ferry, is Erskine House, seat of Lord Blantyre.

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