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Kirk o' Shotts

(Kirk of Shotts)
North Lanarkshire

Kirk o'Shotts
©2016 Gazetteer for Scotland

Kirk o'Shotts

A location in North Lanarkshire, Kirk o' Shotts (Kirk of Shotts) lies to the south of the M8 motorway, 2½ miles (4 km) northwest of Shotts and 5 miles (8 km) east southeast of Airdrie. It was here that the first television transmitter station was established in Scotland in 1952. Television and radio transmitters are still located on Black Hill and Hirst Hill nearby.


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