Where is Spittal?

Spittal is located in the county of Lanarkshire, Scotland, one mile south-west of the town of Rutherglen, three miles south of the major city of Glasgow, 41 miles west of Edinburgh, 303 miles north of Cardiff, and 341 miles north-west of London. Spittal lies just south of the City of Glasgow border. Spittal falls within the unitary authority of South Lanarkshire. It is in the G73 postcode district. The post town for Spittal is Glasgow.

Spittal on a map

Bounding box showing extent of Spittal
Location of Spittal within the UK

Which county is Spittal in?

Spittal is in the ceremonial county of Lanarkshire, the historic county of Lanarkshire, and the administrative county of South Lanarkshire.

Ceremonial CountyLanarkshire
Historic CountyLanarkshire
Administrative CountySouth Lanarkshire

Where is Spittal in Lanarkshire?

Spittal is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Lanarkshire, and towards the westernmost extremity of Lanarkshire.

Location of Spittal within Lanarkshire

What is the postcode for Spittal?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Spittal is G73 4PS.

Where is Spittal in G73?

Spittal is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the G73 postcode district, and towards the westernmost extremity of the G73 postcode district.

Location of Spittal within G73

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What is the post town for Spittal?

The post town for Spittal is Glasgow. Spittal is in the G73 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Glasgow.

What is the latitude and longitude of Spittal?

The centre of Spittal is located at position 55.81603° latitude and -4.2226° longitude.

Latitude55.81603°
Longitude-4.2226°

What is the easting and northing of Spittal?

The centre of Spittal is located at the grid reference easting 260831 and northing 660321 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting260831
Northing660321

What are the nearest towns to Spittal?

Position of Spittal relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Spittal to the centre of the town.

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Spittal is 1 mile south-west of Rutherglen
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Spittal is 5 miles north-west of East Kilbride
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Spittal is 5 miles west of Uddingston
6m
Spittal is 6 miles south of Bishopbriggs
7m
Spittal is 7 miles east of Barrhead
8m
Spittal is 8 miles south-east of Renfrew
8m
Spittal is 8 miles west of Bellshill
8m
Spittal is 8 miles west of Hamilton
8m
Spittal is 8 miles west of Coatbridge
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Spittal is 8 miles east of Paisley

What are the nearest cities to Spittal?

Position of Spittal relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Spittal to the centre of the city.

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Spittal is 3 miles south of Glasgow
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Spittal is 24 miles south-west of Stirling
41m
Spittal is 41 miles west of Edinburgh
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Spittal is 50 miles south-west of Perth
66m
Spittal is 66 miles south-west of Dundee
82m
Spittal is 82 miles north-west of Carlisle
115m
Spittal is 115 miles south of Inverness
118m
Spittal is 118 miles north-west of Newcastle upon Tyne
123m
Spittal is 123 miles south-west of Aberdeen
127m
Spittal is 127 miles north-west of Durham

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