Allanton
Allanton is located in North Lanarkshire
Allanton
Allanton
Location within North Lanarkshire
Population1,140 (mid-2020 est.)[1]
OS grid referenceNS8557
Council area
Lieutenancy area
CountryScotland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townSHOTTS
Postcode districtML7
PoliceScotland
FireScottish
AmbulanceScottish
UK Parliament
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55°47′N 3°50′W / 55.79°N 03.83°W / 55.79; -03.83Coordinates: 55°47′N 3°50′W / 55.79°N 03.83°W / 55.79; -03.83

Allanton is a village on the A71, in North Lanarkshire, Scotland.

Allanton Colliery was the last colliery to be built and the first colliery to be taken over by the National Coal Board in 1951.

Allanton Primary school was opened in 1927 and a nursery school added in 1999.

Places nearby include Hartwood (1.3 miles/2.1 km), Newmains (2.3 miles/3.7 km), Shotts (2.8 miles/4.5 km) and Wishaw (4.4 miles/7.1 km).

Street in Allanton
Street in Allanton

See also

References

  1. ^ "Mid-2020 Population Estimates for Settlements and Localities in Scotland". National Records of Scotland. 31 March 2022. Retrieved 31 March 2022.