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Carron, Falkirk

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Carron, Falkirk

Administrative CountyFalkirk
Traditional CountyStirlingshire
OS GridNS8882
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityCentral Scotland

Other names by which Carron, Falkirk has been known in the past

Carron Iron Works ~ Carron Ironworks

Carron, Falkirk in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Carron, vil., Larbert par., Stirlingshire, near river Carron, 2 miles NW. of Falkirk, pop. 902; P.O.; the ironworks, which are very extensive, were established in 1760. Carronades, a peculiar species of ordnance, were so called from being cast here.

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