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Kippen, Stirling

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Kippen, Stirling

Kippen is a small village approximately 10 miles west of the city of Stirling, Scotland. It lies between the Gargunnock and Fintry hills and overlooks the strath of the River Forth. The name is believed to come from Scottish Gaelic, ceapan, meaning "place of the little stump", "outcrop" or "block". The village is 50 miles from Edinburgh and 35 miles from Glasgow. It is 4.5 miles south-east of Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park, Scotland's first National Park.
Post townStirling
Administrative CountyStirling
Traditional CountyStirlingshire
OS GridNS6594
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Region
CountryScotland
Police AuthorityCentral Scotland
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCentral Scotland
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCentral Scotland
Ambulance AuthorityScottish
Population1,140
 

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

Kippen vil. with ry. sta., Stirlingshire, and par., partly also in Perthshire, on S. side of river Forth-- par., 11,256 ac., pop. 1449; vil., 1 mile SW. of sta., which is 9 miles W. of Stirling, pop. 330; P.O., T.O.

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