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Thornhill, Stirling

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Thornhill, Stirling

Thornhill' (Scottish Gaelic: Cnoc na Driseig) is a village in the Scottish council area of Stirling. It lies 14 miles from Stirling itself, south of Callander, east of Aberfoyle and west of Doune. The village is in the parish of Norrieston, named from the much earlier village of Norrieston which lay a little to the east of Thornhill. To its south west is Flanders Moss, the largest remaining area of lowland bog in Scotland.
Administrative CountyStirling
Traditional CountyPerthshire
OS GridNS6699
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityCentral Scotland

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

Thornhill, vil., in detached section of Kincardine par., Perthshire, 4 m. SW. of Doune and 9¼ NW. of Stirling, pop. 474; P.O., T.O.

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