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English nameCambuslang
Gaelic nameCamas Lang
Genitive formCamas Lang

Location and type of place name

LocationSouth Lanarkshire
Local authority
Parish post 1891Cambuslang
County post 1891Lanarkshire ~ Siorrachd Lannraig
Topographical feature typeSettlement ~ Tuineachadh
Post townGLASGOW
Postcode areaG72
OS sheet number
OS grid referenceNS642605
Type of namePlace ~ Àite


Element meaningG camas ~ bay
Element type

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Further Information

Language notes 
ecclsesie Cambuslank 1296 Rotuli Scotiae i, p. 25
eglise de Camboslanc 1296 Cal. Doc. p. 212 (from Ragman Rolls)
Cambuslange 1379-81 RMS i, no. 645
Camyslang 1394 Reg. Passalet p. 1070
camas long Watson 1926, 202
Additional infoThe old forms show lang/lank rather than long, although the meaning of this is not clear.
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