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Fintry, Stirling

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Fintry, Stirling

Fintry is a small village in central Scotland, nestled in the strath of the Endrick Water between the Campsie Fells and the Fintry Hills, some 19 miles (30.5 km) north of Glasgow. It is within the local government council area of Stirling. The 2001 census results show that Fintry and the surrounding rural area had a population of 691.
Post townGLASGOW
Administrative CountyStirling
Traditional CountyStirlingshire
OS GridNS6186
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityCentral Scotland
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCentral Scotland
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCentral Scotland
Ambulance AuthorityScottish
Dialling code01360

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

Fintry.-- par. and vil., mid. Stirlingshire, --par., 13,722 ac., pop. 414; vil., on Endrick Water, 16 miles SW. of Stirling and 17 NE. of Glasgow; P.O.; in N. of par. are the Fintry Hills, alt. 1676 ft.; 2¼ miles E. of vil., on Endrick Water, is the Loup of Fintry, a waterfall of 94 ft.; 3½ miles E. of vil. are the remains of Fintry (or Graham's) Castle, stronghold of the Grahams of Fintry.

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