Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for Craigneuk

Craigneuk, a mining village in Dalziel parish, Lanarkshire, 1¾ mile WNW of Wishaw, and 1¾ ESE of Motherwell. Forming since 1874 part of Wishaw police burgh, it has a Primitive Methodist chapel, a small Roman Catholic school, and a public school. Pop. (1861) 716, (1871) 1377, (1881) 2330.

(F.H. Groome, Ordnance Gazetteer of Scotland (1882-4); © 2004 Gazetteer for Scotland)

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Feature Description: "a mining village"   (ADL Feature Type: "populated places")
Administrative units: Dalziel ScoP       Lanarkshire ScoCnty

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