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Salsburgh, North Lanarkshire

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Salsburgh, North Lanarkshire

Salsburgh is a semi rural former coal mining village in greenbelt farmland within the district of North Lanarkshire, Scotland, the closest major town to the village is Shotts 3 miles to the South East and Airdrie, North Lanarkshire 6 miles to the North West. Salsburgh is perhaps best known for the Kirk O' Shott's Church (affectionately known as "The M8 Church") which sits on a hillock and is fairly visible as visitors enter the village from the east on the B7066 Whitburn to Newhouse road.
Post townSHOTTS
Administrative CountyNorth Lanarkshire
Traditional CountyLanarkshire
OS GridNS8262
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Region
CountryScotland
Police AuthorityStrathclyde
Fire and Rescue AuthorityStrathclyde
Fire and Rescue AuthorityStrathclyde
Ambulance AuthorityScottish
Dialling code01698 870/1
 

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

Salysburgh

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

Salsburgh, vil., Shotts par., Lanarkshire, 3½ miles NW. of Shotts ry. sta., pop. 576; P.O.

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