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Lanark, General

Burgh (Medieval), Town (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Lanark, General

Classification Burgh (Medieval), Town (Period Unassigned)

Canmore ID 46642

Site Number NS84SE 75

NGR NS 87978 43729

NGR Description Centred on NS 87978 43729

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council South Lanarkshire
  • Parish Lanark
  • Former Region Strathclyde
  • Former District Clydesdale
  • Former County Lanarkshire

Archaeology Notes

NS84SE 75 87978 43729

A royal burgh, probably but not certainly created by David I (1124 -1153). It was a burgh by 1159, and it could also be attributed to Malcolm IV (1153-1159).

G S Pryde 1965.

Architecture Notes


NMRS: County of Lanark surveyed by Wm Forrest 1816


Aerial Photography (1935 - 1938)

An collection of aerial photographs taken by Andrew P Hunter from 1935 to 1938. Digitised by Andrew B Wilson in 2008.


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