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Garnkirk


North Lanarkshire

A scattered settlement of North Lanarkshire, Garnkirk is located to a mile (1.5 km) southwest of Muirhead. Once the location of works which exploited extensive local fire clay deposits, the Glasgow and Garnkirk railway came in 1831. A station opened here six years later but closed in 1960, although the line remains linking Glasgow with Coatbridge. Garnkirk Moss lies to the northeast, by Muirhead.


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