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Bridge of Allan, Stirling

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Bridge of Allan, Stirling

Bridge of Allan is a town in the Stirling council area in Scotland, just north of the city of Stirling. It was formerly administered by firstly Stirlingshire County Council and then Central Regional Council. It lies on the Allan Water, a northern tributary of the River Forth, built largely on the well-wooded slopes of Westerton and Airthrey Hill, sheltered by the Ochil Hills from the north and east winds. Bridge of Allan railway station is on the Edinburgh to Dunblane Line.
Administrative CountyStirling
Traditional CountyStirlingshire
OS GridNS7997
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
Police AuthorityCentral Scotland

Other names by which Bridge of Allan, Stirling has been known in the past

Allan ~ Allan Bridge Of ~ Bridge Of Allan

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

Allan.-- affluent of river Forth, which it joins 1½ mile above Stirling.

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