UPLAMUIR, a village, in the parish of Neilston, Upper ward of the county of Renfrew, 3 miles (W. S. W.) from the village of Neilston; containing 166 inhabitants. This is a small village, situated on the high road from Glasgow to Irvine, and chiefly inhabited by persons employed in the coal-mines and the quarries in the vicinity, which are worked to a very considerable extent, and of which the produce is estimated at £25,000 annually. The freestone at this place is of very excellent quality, and is in great request for building; and whinstone is also extensively quarried, affording a good material for the roads.

A Topographical dictionary of Scotland. . 1856.

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  • Neilston —    NEILSTON, a parish, in the Upper ward of the county of Renfrew; containing, with the villages of West Arthurlee, Crofthead, Gateside, and Uplamuir, part of the late quoad sacra district of Levern, and the late quoad sacra district of Barrhead …   A Topographical dictionary of Scotland

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