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Blanefield, Stirling

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Blanefield, Stirling

Blanefield is a settlement contiguous with Strathblane's northwestern fringe. To the west is the volcanic plug Dumgoyne, Glengoyne Distillery and the Trossachs National Park. The West Highland Way—a long-distance trail—passes close to the village. The Blane Water (Uisge Bhlàthain) has also been referred to as Beul-abhainn meaning "mouth-river" after the numerous burns merging.
Post townGLASGOW
Administrative CountyStirling
Traditional CountyStirlingshire
OS GridNS5579
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Region
CountryScotland
Police AuthorityCentral Scotland
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCentral Scotland
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCentral Scotland
Ambulance AuthorityScottish
Dialling code01360
Population1,811 (2001 Census)
 

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

Blanefield, vil. with ry. sta., Strathblane par., SW. Stirlingshire, 7½ miles NW. of Kirkintilloch by rail, pop. 514; P.O., t.o. It has calico works.

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