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Banknock, Falkirk

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Banknock, Falkirk

Banknock (Scottish Gaelic: Baile nan Cnoc) is a village within the Falkirk council area in Central Scotland. The village is 6.7 miles west-southwest of Falkirk, 3.9 miles east-northeast of Kilsyth and 3.0 miles north-northeast of Cumbernauld. Banknock is located on the Bonny Water, north of the Forth and Clyde canal and west of the A80 road near to the boundary of Falkirk and North Lanarkshire councils. At the time of the 2001 census, Banknock had a population of 2,529 residents.
Administrative CountyFalkirk
Traditional CountyStirlingshire
OS GridNS7879
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityCentral Scotland
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCentral Scotland
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCentral Scotland
Ambulance AuthorityScottish
Dialling code01324
Population2,529 (2001 census)

Banknock, Falkirk in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Banknock, hamlet, Denny par., Stirlingshire.

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