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Coatbridge - Albion Rovers F.C., History of Coatbridge, Monkland Canal, Coatbridge Irish, Coatbridge and Airdrie, Coatbridge (Paperback) Loot Price: R270
Discovery Miles 2 700
Coatbridge - Albion Rovers F.C., History of Coatbridge, Monkland Canal, Coatbridge Irish, Coatbridge and Airdrie, Coatbridge...

Coatbridge - Albion Rovers F.C., History of Coatbridge, Monkland Canal, Coatbridge Irish, Coatbridge and Airdrie, Coatbridge (Paperback)

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 23. Chapters: Albion Rovers F.C., History of Coatbridge, Monkland Canal, Coatbridge Irish, Coatbridge and Airdrie, Coatbridge, Chryston and Bellshill, Coatbridge and Airdrie by-election, 1982, Des Dillon, Cliftonhill, Drumpellier, Tannoy, Summerlee, Museum of Scottish Industrial Life, Neighbourhoods of Coatbridge, Coatbridge Library, Monklandsgate, Whifflet, Sands McSwiney, Coatbridge Sunnyside railway station. Excerpt: Coatbridge is a town in North Lanarkshire, Scotland, about 10 miles (16 km) east of Glasgow city centre, set in the central Lowlands of Scotland. The town forms part of a conurbation with neighbouring Airdrie. The first settlement of the area stretches back to the Stone Age era. Foundations of the town can be traced back to the 12th century when a Royal Charter was granted to the Monks of Newbattle Abbey by Malcolm IV. Coatbridge, along with its neighbour Airdrie, forms the area known as the Monklands. It was during the last years of the 18th century that the area developed from a loose collection of hamlets into the town of Coatbridge. The town's development and growth have been intimately connected with the technological advances of the industrial revolution, and in particular with the hot blast process. Coatbridge was a major Scottish centre for iron works and coal mining during the 19th century and in this period Coatbridge was described as "the industrial heartland of Scotland" and the "Iron Burgh." Coatbridge also had a notorious reputation for air pollution and the worst excesses of industry. By the time of the 1920s however coal seams were exhausted and the iron industry in Coatbridge was in rapid terminal decline. After the Great Depression the Gartsherrie ironwork was the last remaining iron works in the town. One publication has commented that in modern day Coatbridge "coal, iron and steel have all bee...

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Imprint: Books LLC, Wiki Series
Country of origin: United States
Release date: July 2011
First published: July 2011
Authors: Source Wikipedia
Editors: Books Llc • Books Group
Creators: Books Llc
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 1mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 24
ISBN-13: 978-1-157-31723-4
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-157-31723-5
Barcode: 9781157317234

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