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Gaelic: Coile Dobhair
Cadder parish church in 2005.jpg
Cadder parish church
Grid reference: NS6172
Location: 55°55’12"N, 4°13’12"W
Post town: Glasgow
Postcode: G64
Dialling code: 0141
Local Government
Council: East Dunbartonshire
East Dunbartonshire

Cadder is a village that forms a district of the town of Bishopbriggs, Lanarkshire. It is also a parish that extends from the county border with Stirlingshire and Dunbartonshire at Summerston in the west to Marnock in the east. The northern boundary of the parish is also the northern border of Lanarkshire with Stirlingshire and the detached part of Dunbartonshire. The parish encompasses the most northerly part of Lanarkshire where the Park Burn meets the River Kelvin at Hayston.

The village itself is located just over four miles north of Glasgow city centre, approximately a mile north-east of Bishopbriggs town centre, sited on the route of the Forth and Clyde Canal. There is a Glasgow council housing scheme of a similar name, generally pronounced Cawder, in the district of Lambhill some three miles to the west along the Canal, which was built in the early 1950s. Similarly, within Cadder, there is also Cawder Golf Club, which also uses this alternative pronunciation.

In antiquity, Cadder was the site of a Roman fort on the route of the Antonine Wall.[1] Cadder House was a property held by the Stirling family for generations.[2]

Cadder has a large cemetery, is also the site of Strathkelvin Retail Park and Low Moss (HM Prison).[3]



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