Place:Leadhills, Lanarkshire, Scotland

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NameLeadhills
TypeVillage
Coordinates55.4162°N 3.7629°W
Located inLanarkshire, Scotland     ( - 1975)
See alsoStrathclyde, Scotlandregional administration 1975-1996
South Lanarkshire, Scotlandunitary council area since 1996
Crawford, Lanarkshire, Scotlandparish in which Leadhills was located.
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Leadhills is a village in South Lanarkshire, Scotland, 5¾ miles WSW of Elvanfoot. Population (1901) 835. Originally known as Waterhead, It is the second highest village in Scotland after Wanlockhead, lying 395 m (1295 ft) above sea-level, near the source of Glengonnar Water, an affluent of the River Clyde. The village is neat and well built, and contains a masonic hall, village hall and shop.

Prior to 1975, Leadhills was in the parish of Crawford in the county of Lanarkshire.

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