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Glassford, South Lanarkshire

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Glassford, South Lanarkshire

Glassford is a small village located 8 kilometres south of Hamilton, and 3 kilometres north-east of Strathaven, in South Lanarkshire, Scotland. It has a population of roughly 500-600 people. Features include the 19th-century Parish Church, and the remains of the 17th-century old church, both of which are category B listed buildings. The Avon Water offers fishing and walks. Local businesses include the Glassford Inn and Steyban Restaurant.
Administrative CountySouth Lanarkshire
Traditional CountyLanarkshire
OS GridNS7247
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityStrathclyde

Other names by which Glassford, South Lanarkshire has been known in the past

Quarter ~ Quarter West ~ West Quarter ~ Westquarter ~ Westquarter House

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

Glassford, par. and ry. sta., Lanarkshire -- par., 6442 ac., pop. 1452; the sta. is 1¾ mile N. off strathaven.

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