Uplawmoor

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Uplawmoor
Uplawmoor is located in East Renfrewshire
Uplawmoor
Uplawmoor
 Uplawmoor shown within East Renfrewshire
Population 590 (2004 Est.)
OS grid reference NS434552
Council area East Renfrewshire
Lieutenancy area Renfrewshire
Country Scotland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town GLASGOW
Postcode district G78
Dialling code 01505
Police Scottish
Fire Scottish
Ambulance Scottish
EU Parliament Scotland
UK Parliament East Renfreshire
Scottish Parliament Eastwood
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Coordinates: 55°45′54″N 4°29′46″W / 55.765°N 4.496°W / 55.765; -4.496

Uplawmoor is a village in East Renfrewshire, Scotland. Population 590 (2004).

Historic Uplawmoor, associated for centuries with the Barony of Caldwell and the Mure family, is still a vibrant community today, although now bereft of many of the services once to be found there. Farming has always been of great importance locally.

Historically the village was served by two railway lines - Lanarkshire and Ayrshire and Glasgow, Barrhead and Kilmarnock Joint Railway

The old hamlet of Shillford lies nearby on Lochlibo Road.

Transport[edit]

Caldwell / Uplawmoor Station site in 2007. looking towards Lugton. Part of the main station building is on the right.
A view of the old station on the Ardrossan to Glasgow line. The railway still operates from Neilston to Glasgow.

Caldwell station opened on 27 March 1871. The station was renamed Uplawmoor after the closure of the Uplawmoor station on the Lanarkshire and Ayrshire Railway on 2 April 1962. The station closed permanently on 7 November 1966. A number of local campaigns to re-open the station have so far been unsuccessful. It has now become overgrown and only a platform remains to show that Uplawmoor actually had a railway line.

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