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Elvanfoot is a small village in South Lanarkshire, Scotland.

Elvanfoot church in April 2007

Elvanfoot is located at the confluence of the River Clyde and Elvan Water.[1] The Clyde is crossed by a pedestrian suspension bridge that has been closed since 2007 for want of repair.[2] The apparently-abandoned church is on the Buildings at Risk Register for Scotland.[3]


Elvanfoot is at the junction of the A702 and B7040 roads and 1 12 miles (2.4 km) south from junction 14 of the M74 motorway. Until 1965 it was served by Elvanfoot railway station on the West Coast Main Line.


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Coordinates: 55°26′13″N 3°39′20″W / 55.437°N 3.6555°W / 55.437; -3.6555