map of Karczmiska shows how frequent farmsteads are.
Gmina Karczmiska from the narrow gauge railway.
A village at the very eastern end of a large area of meadowland, with a large wood about 1km to the north, and some small, wet woods to the south. The land to the east is arable. The land itself is slightly undulating.
CHAPEL: no data
A small village at the eastern end of an extensive area of meadowlands. Through the meadows flows the river Chodelka, just within the gmina borders. Several streams and ditches cut through the meadowland. On the northeastern side of the village is a large wood. The part of the wood to the north of the village is quite wet. Just east of the village is the remains of a defensive mound, consisting of 3 rings of earth ramparts, dating from the middle ages.
Ancient fortified settlement near Chodlik
Czerwone Łąki (Czerwone Laki)
A scattering of farmsteads on the east side of highway 824, in an area of slightly undulating land that is mainly wooded with some arable fields.
Głusko Duże Kol. (Glusko Duze Kol.)
Some houses and farmsteads near the station of a narrow gauge railway. The station is for Karczmiska and is the principal station on the line. There are the decaying railway yards here, as well as a disused line running south.
A Cottage in Głusko Duze Kol.
Głusko Duże (Glusko Duze)
A small village on a lane on the western side of minor highway 824. The land is slightly undulating and arable, with a large wood just to the west. Flowing west, on the south side of the village, is the river Kowalanka.
CHAPEL: no data
Głusko Małe/Głusko Małe Kol. (Glusko Male/Glusko Male Kol.)
A few houses to the east of Glusko, still on the south side of the stream and which is steep sided at this point. The land is open and arable.
A small village on the soutern side of a stream The land is slightly undulating, open with arable land to the south and meadows on either side of the stream.
A small group of houses and a few farmsteads to the west of minor highway 824, on the east side of a large wood. Just to the north is a disused narrow gauge railway. The land is slightly undulating and arable.
Some maps show this spelling, others 'Jaworki'. A few farmsteads on the west side of minor highway 824. The land is undulating, open arable land to the east and woods to the west.
A village in 2 parts, I and II. See below.
A large village on the Brodek river, which flows west from here. The land is slightly undulating, open and arable. To the northwest and southwest there are, however, large woods. Minor highway 824 passes through the centre of the village. To the west, on either side of the river, are many farmsteads.
In the 19th century, this village was owned by the Czartoryski family, but after the November Uprising the estate was confisticated by the Tsar and sold. During the occupation by the Germans in the first world war, a narrow gauge railway system was built to aid maximising the resurces they could extract from the area. The central station, workshops and sidings are in Karczmiska, although in the summer of 1999 most of the freight wagons were in the process of being cut up for scrap. There is a manor house from the 19th century, set in a landscape park. A classical style brick church from 1842-48 dedicated to St. Lawrence (sw. Wawrzynca). There is a wooden bell tower from the 18th century.
CHURCH: Parafia Rzymsko-Katolicka p.w. sw. Wawrynca, Karczmiska, woj. Lubelskie
Karczmiska Narrow Gauge Railway Station
A large village in a valley, in an area of undulating, open arable land. There is a small wood at the eastern end of the village. See Karczmiska I.
A few farmsteads clumped together on the eastern edge of a large area of meadowland. To the east is a very large wood. The land is relatively flat.
Kol. Karczmiska I
A scattering of farmsteads over the open arable land to the south of the villages of Karczmiska. At the eastern edge of the settlement area are a couple of orchards. A narrow gauge railway defines the southern border of the settlement.
Kol. Karczmiska II
Just east of karczmiska II is this scattering of famrsteads. The land is slightly undulating, open and arable.
Kol. Słotwiny (1 of 2 in gmina) (Kol. Slotwiny)
(see Zaborze Kol.)
Kol. Słotwiny (1 of 2 in gmina) (kol. Slotwiny)
A few houses and farmsteads on a country road at the southwestern end of Noworablow. The land is undulating, arable and generally open.
Some houses and a couple of farmsteads forming a very small village. There are a couple of outlying farmsteads. The land is slightly undulating and a mixture of arable land and woods. The village is located on the west side of minor highway 824.
A ribbon development village, with some distance between the small groups of houses on either side of a country road. The land is undulating, with several small woods in the vicinity.
Sometimes shown on map as Słotwiny Pniaki Kol. A very small scattering of farmsteads in the middle of an area of slightly undulating, open arable land, some distance from any surfaced road.
A small scattering of some farmsteads in the middle of some relatively flat, open arable land, with no surfaced roads.
A few houses on minor highway 824, with a couple of outlying farmsteads. The land is slightly undulating and wooded.
Słotwiny Pniaki Kol. (Slotwiny Pniaki Kol.)
A village at the junction of country roads in an area of slightly undulating, open arable land. There is a small wood at the northeastern end of the village, but the rest is open, arable land.
Uściąż Kol. (Usciaz Kol.)
A few farmsteads on the edge of a piece of open arable land, under the eaves of a wood. The land is slightly undulating and falls away to the northeast.
A village with many outlying farmsteads on the west side of minor highway 824. The land is very slightly undulating and is a mixture of open arable land and woods. A couple of streams join in the village and flow east.
A few farmsteads in the middle of a large area of meadowlands. The southwestern border of the settlement is defined by the Chodelka river. Several other streams and ditches cut through the settlement area. Just across the river is the twin settlement of Mlyny (gmina Laziska), there is a bridge to connect the two. To the south, on the other side of the river, are 2 lakes.
Some houses at the southeastern corner of Wolica, on the southern side of a steep sided stream. The land to the south is relatively flat, open and arable.
A village on 2 parallel roads, one either side of the steep sided gulley of a stream. The land is slightly undulating and in the form of a shallow valley. The land is open and arable.
CHURCH: no data
A couple of famrsteads at the southern end of an area of relatively flat, open arable land. Close, to the south, is a wood.
A ribbon development village on a country road. The land is slightly rising to the eastern end of the village, but is on the whole relatively flat. There are 4 orchards in the village, of varying sizes. A narrow gauge railway passes the village on its northern side, running parallel with the road. The railway is now only used occasionally to carry tourists.
On some maps as Słotwiny Kol. A couple of houses and some farmsteads in an area of slightly undulating, opena arable land. There is a small wood at the southern end of the village.
A few farmsteads strung out along a country road. The land is slightly undulating, open and arable. At a distance of about 2-800m there are some small woods in several directions.
Some maps show this in this gmina, however, see entry in Wilkow gmina (4L1).
Głusko ( Glusko )
Głusko Duże ( Glusko Duze )
Głusko Małe ( Glusko Male )
Górki ( Gorki )
Mieczysławka ( Mieczyslawka )
Noworąblów ( Noworablow )
Słotwiny ( Slotwiny )
Uściaż ( Usciaz )
Uściaż Kol. ( Usciaz Kol. )