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Carluke, South Lanarkshire

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Carluke, South Lanarkshire

The town of Carluke lies in the heart of the Lanarkshire countryside in South Lanarkshire, Scotland, 5.4 miles northwest of Lanark and 4 miles southeast of Wishaw. Carluke is largely a commuting town, with a variety of small stores and supermarkets available at its centre. The surrounding villages of Braidwood, Forth, Kilncadzow, and Law are supported by the various shops and services available in Carluke.
Post townCARLUKE
Administrative CountySouth Lanarkshire
Traditional CountyLanarkshire
OS GridNS8450
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Region
CountryScotland
Police AuthorityStrathclyde
Fire and Rescue AuthorityStrathclyde
Fire and Rescue AuthorityStrathclyde
Ambulance AuthorityScottish
Dialling code01555
Population15,133
 

Other names by which Carluke, South Lanarkshire has been known in the past

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Carluke, South Lanarkshire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Carluke, town and par. with ry. sta., mid. Lanarkshire, 5½ miles NW. of Lanark and 19¼ miles SE. of Glasgow -- par., 15,345 ac., pop. 8552; town, pop. 3867; P.O., T.O., 2 Banks; is a neat, well-built place, and the centre of business for a considerable extent of surrounding country. Coal, ironstone, limestone, sandstone, abound in the neighbourhood, and are extensively worked.

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