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Bannockburn, Stirling

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Bannockburn, Stirling

Bannockburn (Scottish Gaelic Allt a' Bhonnaich) is a village immediately south of the city of Stirling in Scotland. It is named after the Bannock Burn, a burn (small stream) running through the village before flowing into the River Forth.
Post townSTIRLING
Administrative CountyStirling
Traditional CountyStirlingshire
OS GridNS8090
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Region
CountryScotland
Police AuthorityCentral Scotland
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCentral Scotland
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCentral Scotland
Ambulance AuthorityScottish
Dialling code01786
Population7,352
 

Other names by which Bannockburn, Stirling has been known in the past

Bannocbourne

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

Bannockburn. quoad sacra par. and town, NE. Stirlingsh., 2½ miles SE. of Stirling by rail -- quoad sacra par., pop. 3281; town, pop. 2549; is celebrated as the scene of the battle (1314) between the Scots under Bruce and the English under Edward II. It is an important centre for woollen mfrs., including carpets, tweeds, and tartans; P.O., T.O.

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