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Caldercruix, North Lanarkshire

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Caldercruix, North Lanarkshire

Caldercruix is a semi-rural village in North Lanarkshire, Scotland. The nearest major town is Airdrie, 5 miles to the west. The village is about 17 miles east of Glasgow and 30 miles west of Edinburgh. Caldercruix developed in the 19th century as the papermaking and mining industries grew. The village is situated by the North Calder Water and takes its name from the bends or crooks (cruiks) in the river. The local Church of Scotland congregation is the Caldercruix and Longriggend Parish Church.
Post townAIRDRIE
Administrative CountyNorth Lanarkshire
Traditional CountyLanarkshire
OS GridNS8268
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityStrathclyde
Fire and Rescue AuthorityStrathclyde
Fire and Rescue AuthorityStrathclyde
Ambulance AuthorityScottish
Dialling code01236

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

Caldercruix, vil. with ry. sta., Shotts par., NE. Lanarkshire, 4½ miles NE. of Airdrie, pop. 306.

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