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Cleland, North Lanarkshire

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Cleland, North Lanarkshire

Cleland is a small village near Motherwell, North Lanarkshire, Scotland. The two nearest towns are Motherwell and Wishaw. The village has a strong coal mining heritage, and is a typical example of a working class village in North Lanarkshire and the Glasgow area. Due to its location, despite being at the heart of North Lanarkshire, the village is very much removed, geographically and culturally, from surrounding towns such as Motherwell, Shotts and Wishaw.
Post townWISHAW
Administrative CountyNorth Lanarkshire
Traditional CountyLanarkshire
OS GridNS7958
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityStrathclyde
Fire and Rescue AuthorityStrathclyde
Fire and Rescue AuthorityStrathclyde
Ambulance AuthorityScottish
Dialling code01698
Population2,806 (2001 Census)

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

Cleland, vil., Shotts par., Lanarkshire, on South Calder Water, 3½ miles NE. of Motherwell, pop. (including Omoa), 1503; P.O., T.O.: has extensive ironworks; in vicinity is Cleland House.

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