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Longriggend, North Lanarkshire

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Longriggend, North Lanarkshire

Longriggend is a village in North Lanarkshire, Scotland, with a population of approximately 200. It is situated on moorland 8km north-east of Airdrie, in the parish of New Monkland. The village appeared on a map by Pont in 1596, under the name of Langrodge, and on another map by Roy c1754. Slamannan Railway joined Longriggend with Airdrie and the Union Canal in 1840, but its gauge prevented its connection with the Edinburgh & Glasgow Railway.
Administrative CountyNorth Lanarkshire
Traditional CountyLanarkshire
OS GridNS8270
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityStrathclyde

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

Longriggend, vil. with ry. sta., New Monkland par., Lanarkshire, 6 miles NE. of Coatbridge, pop. 475; P.O.

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