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Deanston, Stirling

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Deanston, Stirling

Deanston is a village in the district of Stirling, Scotland, on the south bank of the River Teith across from and outside the Burgh boundary of Doune, formerly of West Perthshire. It is a part of the parish of Kilmadock. Gas lighting was installed in 1913, the first such installation, outside of London in the UK.
Administrative CountyStirling
Traditional CountyPerthshire
OS GridNN7101
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityCentral Scotland

Deanston, Stirling in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Deanston.-- vil., on river Teith, 1 mile W. of Doune, Perthshire, pop. 679; P.O.; has cotton-mills, founded 1785. James Smith of Deanston (1789-1850), inventor, agriculturist, and philanthropist, was for many years manager of the mills.

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