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Allanton is a village on the A71, in North Lanarkshire, Scotland, UK.

Allanton
Allanton is located in North Lanarkshire
Allanton
Allanton
Location within North Lanarkshire
Population1,180 [1] Mid-2012 estimate
OS grid referenceNS8557
Council area
CountryScotland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townSHOTTS
Postcode districtML7
PoliceScottish
FireScottish
AmbulanceScottish
EU ParliamentScotland
UK Parliament
Scottish Parliament
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55°47′N 3°50′W / 55.79°N 03.83°W / 55.79; -03.83Coordinates: 55°47′N 3°50′W / 55.79°N 03.83°W / 55.79; -03.83

Allanton Colliery was the last colliery to be built and the first colliery to be taken over by the National Coal Board in 1951.

Allanton Primary school was opened in 1927 and a nursery school added in 1999.

Places nearby include Hartwood (1.3 miles/2.1 km), Newmains (2.3 miles/3.7 km), Shotts (2.8 miles/4.5 km) and Wishaw (4.4 miles/7.1 km).

Mainstreet Allanton

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  1. ^ "Estimated population of localities by broad age groups, mid-2012" (PDF). Retrieved 3 January 2018.

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