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Cardross, Argyll and Bute

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Cardross, Argyll and Bute

Administrative CountyArgyll and Bute
Traditional CountyDunbartonshire
OS GridNS3477
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityStrathclyde

Other names by which Cardross, Argyll and Bute has been known in the past

Car Rois

Cardross, Argyll and Bute in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Cardross.-- par. and vil. with ry. sta., on Firth of Clyde, in co. and 3½ miles NW. of Dumbarton, 8264 ac., pop. 9365; P.O.; between the vil. and Dumbarton formerly stood the old Castle of Cardross, where King Robert Bruce died, June 7,1329. A pillar-bank in the Clyde shows fixed light seen 4 miles.

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