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Langside, Glasgow City

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Langside, Glasgow City

Langside (English: Longside, Scottish Gaelic: An Leathad Fada), meaning the 'Long Hill', is a district in the Scottish city of Glasgow. It is situated south of the River Clyde, and lies east of Shawlands, south of Queens Park, west of Cathcart and north of Newlands. The district is residential and primarily middle-class, and has become an increasingly fashionable address in recent years. Housing stock is mainly of the Victorian tenement type, along with some townhouses of the same period.
Post townGLASGOW
Administrative CountyGlasgow City
Traditional CountyRenfrewshire
OS GridNS5761
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityStrathclyde
Fire and Rescue AuthorityStrathclyde
Fire and Rescue AuthorityStrathclyde
Ambulance AuthorityScottish
Dialling code0141

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

Langside.-- S. suburb of Glasgow, in Cathcart par., Renfrewshire. pop. (including Mount Florida, Strathbungo, &c.), 6023; in the battle of Langside (1568), the troops of Mary Queen of Scots were defeated by those of the Regent Murray.

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