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Larkhall

LARKHALL, a mining and manufacturing town of Lanarkshire, Scotland, near the left bank of the Clyde, i 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.

Note - this article incorporates content from Encyclopaedia Britannica, Eleventh Edition, (1910-1911)

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