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Kirkfieldbank, South Lanarkshire

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Kirkfieldbank, South Lanarkshire

Kirkfieldbank is a small village and parish in Scotland,on the banks of the river Clyde, close to the town of Lanark, and the village of New Lanark. The village has a school and church, and an old bridge designed by James Lockhart and built in 1699, as well as another bridge for modern traffic. The views from the bridges are very picturesque, and a caravan park is nearby. The village and surrounding Clyde Valley are built on fertile ground noted for their tomato greenhouses.
Administrative CountySouth Lanarkshire
Traditional CountyLanarkshire
OS GridNS8643
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Region
CountryScotland
Police AuthorityStrathclyde
 

Other names by which Kirkfieldbank, South Lanarkshire has been known in the past

Kirkland

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

Kirkfieldbank (or Kirkland), vil., with bridge over river Clyde, Lesmahagow par., in co. and 1 mile W. of Lanark, pop. 963; P.O.; adjacent is Kirkfield House.

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