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Gowkthrapple, North Lanarkshire

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Gowkthrapple, North Lanarkshire

Gowkthrapple is a small suburb of Wishaw, Scotland, situated around ¾ miles (1.2 km) from the town centre. Gowkthrapple can be entered off of the Castlehill Road which runs the length of the estate. Formerly an industrial area, associated with the Pather Iron and Steel Works and then Smith's clock factory, which opened in 1951. This closed in the 1970s, although the premises remain standing on Smith Avenue and have been reused as Garrion Business Park.
Post townWISHAW
Administrative CountyNorth Lanarkshire
Traditional CountyLanarkshire
OS GridNS7953
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityStrathclyde
Fire and Rescue AuthorityStrathclyde
Fire and Rescue AuthorityStrathclyde
Ambulance AuthorityScottish
Dialling code01698

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