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Maryhill, Glasgow City

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Maryhill, Glasgow City

Maryhill is an area of the City of Glasgow in Scotland. Maryhill is a former burgh. The population of Maryhill is about 52,000. Maryhill stretches over 7 miles along Maryhill Road. Several sub-districts belong to the Maryhill district, such as Acre, Dawsholm Park, Firhill, Gairbraid, Gilshochill, Maryhill Park, North Kelvinside, Queen's Cross, St George's Cross, Summerston, Woodside and Wyndford. The far north west of the area is served by Maryhill railway station.
Post townGLASGOW
Administrative CountyGlasgow City
Traditional CountyLanarkshire
OS GridNS5668
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityStrathclyde
Fire and Rescue AuthorityStrathclyde
Fire and Rescue AuthorityStrathclyde
Ambulance AuthorityScottish
Dialling code0141

Maryhill, Glasgow City in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Maryhill, police burgh with ry. sta., Barony par., and par., embraced within Barony and Glasgow City pars., Lanarkshire - par., pop. 39,980; burgh, 3½ miles NW. of the centre of Glasgow, pop. 12,884; P.O., T.O., 2 Banks. Maryhill has railway and tramway communication with Glasgow, of which it is a suburban burgh, and which it almost conjoins. Among its industries are ironworks, glassworks, paperworks, &c., and in the vicinity are coal mines. At Maryhill are the Dawsholm gasworks (for the supply of Glasgow) and the Maryhill Barracks (at Garrioch); the latter were finished in 1876, and have accommodation for a regiment of infantry, a squadron of cavalry, and a battery of field artillery.

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