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Cambuskenneth, Stirling

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Cambuskenneth, Stirling

Cambuskenneth is a village in the city of Stirling, located in central Scotland. It has a population of 250 and is the site of the historic Cambuskenneth Abbey. It is situated by the River Forth and the only road access to the village is along Ladysneuk Road from Alloa Road in Causewayhead. In 1935 a footbridge was constructed across the river to the neighbouring district of Riverside. Prior to then, the access to Stirling was by ferry. The village is on the site of an old orchard.
Administrative CountyStirling
Traditional CountyPerthshire
OS GridNS8094
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityCentral Scotland

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

Abbey ~ Cambuskenneth Abbey

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

Abbey.-- vil. on NW. border of Clackmannanshire, Stirling and Logie par., on river Forth, 1¼ mile NE. of Stirling, pop. 217.

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