Abington, Lanarkshire

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Abington Main Street
Location: 55°29’37"N, 3°41’14"W
Post town: Biggar
Postcode: ML12
Dialling code: 01864
Local Government
Council: South Lanarkshire
Dumfriesshire, Clydesdale
and Tweeddale

Abington is a village in the parish of Crawfordjohn in southern Lanarkshire. It is close to the M74 motorway, marking the point where it changes to the A74(M), following the upgrade of the former A74 road. The West Coast Main Line between Glasgow and London also emerges from the Clyde Valley at this point and begins its ascent up Beattock Summit, alongside the motorway. Abington was at one time served by a station on the railway, but this was closed as a result of the Beeching cuts of the 1960s. There is a post office in the village.

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