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Gartcosh, North Lanarkshire

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Gartcosh, North Lanarkshire

Gartcosh is a village in North Lanarkshire, Scotland. The village lies a few miles east of Glasgow, and about a mile northwest of the town of Coatbridge. The name Gartcosh is derived from the Gaelic 'Gart' meaning 'field' and 'Cos' meaning 'hollow'. According to 2001 census, there were 410 households with a population of 952. Recent expansion of the village including 300 homes in the Heathfield Park estate built by Redrow Homes has increased the population, which is now estimated at around 3000.
Administrative CountyNorth Lanarkshire
Traditional CountyLanarkshire
OS GridNS6968
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityStrathclyde

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