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Fallin, Stirling

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Fallin, Stirling

Fallin (Scottish Gaelic: Faillean Innis, the meadow of twigs or pasture) is a village in the Stirling council area of Scotland. It lies on the A905 road 3 miles east of Stirling on a bend in the River Forth. The United Kingdom Census 2001 recorded the population as 2710. It was formerly a pit village, the site of the Polmaise colliery, originally opened in 1904 by Archibald Russell Ltd. At its peak, in 1957, it employed 778 people.
Administrative CountyStirling
Traditional CountyStirlingshire
OS GridNS8391
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityCentral Scotland

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

Fallin, school, St Ninians par., Stirlingshire.

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