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Auchinloch, North Lanarkshire

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Auchinloch, North Lanarkshire

Auchinloch is a village in North Lanarkshire, near Lenzie in Scotland. The village's name - "Field of the Loch" - derives from its proximity to a small loch called the Gadloch. Industrialization came in the 1880s, with the opening of the Lumloch Colliery, and then in the 1920s Wester Auchengeich Colliery. The latter closed in 1968. Just outside Auchinloch is the Wallace Well, also Cardyke Farm Shelter, a branch of Cats Protection.
Administrative CountyNorth Lanarkshire
Traditional CountyLanarkshire
OS GridNS6570
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Region
CountryScotland
Police AuthorityStrathclyde
 

Other names by which Auchinloch, North Lanarkshire has been known in the past

Auchenloch

Auchinloch, North Lanarkshire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Auchenloch, vil., Cadder par., N. Lanarkshire, 6¼ miles NE. of Glasgow.

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