|Population||1,140 (mid-2020 est.)|
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|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
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).