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LARKHALL

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Originally appearing in Volume V16, Page 219 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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LARKHALL, a mining and manufacturing town of Lanark-shire, Scotland, near the left bank of the Clyde, 1 m. S.E. of Glasgow by the Caledonian railway. Pop. (1901) 11,879. The highest bridge in Scotland has been thrown across the river Avon, which flows close by. Brick-making is carried on at several of the adjoining collieries. Other industries include bleaching, silk-weaving, fire-clay and enamelling works, and a sanitary appliances factory. The town has a public hall and baths.
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