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Menstrie, Clackmannanshire

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Menstrie, Clackmannanshire

Menstrie is a village in the county of Clackmannanshire in Scotland. It is about 5 miles (8 kilometres) east-north-east of Stirling. It is one of a string of towns that, because of their location at the base of the Ochil Hills, are collectively referred to as the Hillfoots Villages or simply The Hillfoots.
Post townMenstrie
Administrative CountyClackmannanshire
Traditional CountyClackmannanshire
OS GridNS8496
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 code+44 (0) 1259
Population2,640
 

Menstrie, Clackmannanshire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Menstrie, vil. with ry. sta. (Menstrie and Glenochil), Logie par., Clackmannanshire, on Menstrie Burn and at the foot of the Ochil Hills, 4 miles NW. of Alloa, pop. 918; P.O., T.O.; has mfrs. of Scotch blankets and other woollen goods, and about 1 mile SE. is Glenochil Distillery; General Sir Ralph Abercromby (1734-1801) was a native.

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