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in The Clyde Valley, The Garden of Scotland.
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Scotland - The Clyde Valley
The heritage site about Balfron, Stirlingshire.
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welcome to a Centre of Industrial Heritage in The Clyde Valley,
the turn of the last century, Coatbridge was the eight largest
town in Scotland. It was formed
by the amalgamation of a number of local villages. Coatbridge's prominence
earlier this century was due to the iron industry in the town. Today
Coatbridge boasts a number of attractions, including "Scotland's
like Airdrie, is in the Monklands district of the Clyde
Valley. "Monklands" is derived from when King Malcom IV presented
the Cistercian Monks of Newbattle with land in 1162. Weaving became
the main occupation in the 18th Century, before which the Monklands
district was largely used for farming. The coal and iron industries
grew in the late 1800s resulting in the population increasing.
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Histories: Bloody Scotland
History with the nasty bits left in!!
Scotland tells you all about the battling, bravehearted Scots, from
the desperate days of the Dark Ages to the terrible 20th century. Want
to know: how to play gruesome games like Twisting the Cow? what the
Scots used to do with burnt pigeon droppings? Whether you're galikit,
douce or peelie-wally? Read
this book for fascinating facts on cool kings, cruel kings, mean queens
and wise women. Find out the truth about William Wallace, the disgusting
details of sick Scottish torture techniques and how to terrify a tourist
with gory Scottish ghost. History has never been so horrible! Suitable
for Ages 8 and up. Especially adults! [b/w illus. paperback]
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