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Carstairs, South Lanarkshire

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Carstairs, South Lanarkshire

Administrative CountySouth Lanarkshire
Traditional CountyLanarkshire
OS GridNS9346
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityStrathclyde
Fire and Rescue AuthorityStrathclyde
Fire and Rescue AuthorityStrathclyde
Ambulance AuthorityScottish

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


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

Carstairs, par. and vil., E. Lanarkshire -- par., 9820 ac., pop. 1955; vil., pop. 528; P.O.; the vil. is 1 mile NW. of C. Junc. Carstairs House is 1 mile SW. of C. Junc. Carstairs, anciently called Castleterres, signifying the castle or fort of the estate, is supposed to have been the Roman Coria.

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