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is an eastern suburb of the Scottish
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city of Glasgow
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, north of the areas of Baillieston
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Garrowhill is an area of Glasgow, Scotland, 7 miles east of its city centre.For an aerial photograph of Garrowhill, go to Garrowhill railway station is on the North Clyde Line....
and is now concurrent with the nineteenth century Easterhouse
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village. Easterhouse train station gives direct access to the centre of Glasgow.
The hamlet of Swinton began to emerge with the building of cotton hand loom weavers' cottages in the early 1790s.