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Cambusbarron, Stirling

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Cambusbarron, Stirling

Cambusbarron is a village in Stirling, Scotland. In the 2001 census, it had a population of 3,224. There is evidence of settlement at the site since the Bronze Age, and several forts dating from the Iron Age have been found near the village. One such fort is located at Gillies Hill, a large semi-natural ancient woodland area with a range of unusual wildlife, thought to be the site of Robert the Bruce's camp shortly before the Battle of Bannockburn.
Administrative CountyStirling
Traditional CountyStirlingshire
OS GridNS7792
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityCentral Scotland
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCentral Scotland
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCentral Scotland
Ambulance AuthorityScottish

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

Cambusbarron, vil., in co. and 1½ mile SW. of Stirling, pop. 1135; P.O.; has woollen mfrs.

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