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Buchanan Smithy, Stirling

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Buchanan Smithy, Stirling

Buchanan Smithy is a small village in Buchanan in the far west of Stirling, Scotland. The current village was mostly purpose-built in the 18th century for the estate workers of James Graham, 3rd Duke of Montrose, who lived at nearby Buchanan Castle. The name "Smithy" arose due to the presence of three blacksmiths there. Today the main local industries are forestry, agriculture and tourism.
Administrative CountyStirling
Traditional CountyStirlingshire
OS GridNS4689
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Region
CountryScotland
Police AuthorityCentral Scotland
 

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