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The term Carstairs collectively describes two villages located in the adminstrative region of South Lanarkshire in southern Scotland. Carstairs lies approximately 5 miles east of the town of Lanark. A village is a human residential settlement commonly found in rural areas. ... South Lanarkshire (Siorrachd Lannraig a Deas in Gaelic) is one of 32 unitary council regions in Scotland, covering the southern part of the traditional county of Lanarkshire. ... Motto: Nemo me impune lacessit (English: No one provokes me with impunity) Scotlands location within Europe Scotlands location within the United Kingdom Languages English, Gaelic, Scots Capital Edinburgh Largest city Glasgow First Minister Jack McConnell Area - Total - % water Ranked 2nd UK 78,782 km² 1. ... Main street in Bastrop, Texas, a small town A town is a residential community of people ranging from a few hundred to several thousands, although it may be applied loosely even to huge metropolitan areas. ... This article describes the town in Scotland. ...


Carstairs Village is effectively the original settlement, whilst 1 mile away is Carstairs Junction, which is a village which grew up around Carstairs' railway station, and is best known as an important junction on the West Coast Main Line - it is at this point when long distance trains from England are routed to either Glasgow or Edinburgh. Carstairs railway station Serves the town of Carstairs in South Lanarkshire. ... Carstairs railway station Serves the town of Carstars in South Lanarkshire Categories: | ... The WCML running alogside the M1 motorway in Northamptonshire The West Coast Main Line (WCML) is one of the most important intercity railway lines in the United Kingdom, part of the British railway system. ... Royal motto (French): Dieu et mon droit (Translated: God and my right) Englands location (dark green) within the United Kingdom (light green), with the Republic of Ireland (blue) to its west Languages English Capital London Largest city London Area – Total Ranked 1st UK 130,395 km² Population – Total (mid... For other uses, see Glasgow (disambiguation). ... Edinburgh (pronounced ; Dùn Èideann () in Scottish Gaelic) is the second-largest city in Scotland and the countrys capital city. ...


Carstairs has also gained a certain notoriety as the location of Carstairs State Hospital, a maximum security psychiatric facility where some of Scotland's most severe cases of mental illness are treated. Most of the patients are convicts guilty of serious offences propagated by their mental state, and some are incarcerated at the facility indefinately. To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ...


 
 

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