- CRAIGNEUK, a village, in the parish of Dalziel, county of Lanark. Near this village is an excellent quarry of flagstone, which affords employment to several of the inhabitants. The stone, which is of a very fine grain, and of a reddish colour, varies from one quarter of an inch to five inches in thickness, and is much used for pavements, and occasionally substituted for slate in the roofing of buildings.
A Topographical dictionary of Scotland. Samuel Lewis. 1856.
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