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Dunsyre, South Lanarkshire

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Dunsyre, South Lanarkshire

Dunsyre is a village in South Lanarkshire, Scotland. It is 6 miles from Carnwath. Dunsyre is associated with an ancient barony and parish church. The name of Dunsyre is of Celtic origin and is supposed to signify the "Hill of the Seer. " It is located by the burn known as the South Medwin Water.
Administrative CountySouth Lanarkshire
Traditional CountyLanarkshire
OS GridNT0748
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityStrathclyde

Dunsyre, South Lanarkshire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Dunsyre, par. and vil. with ry. sta., Lanarkshire, 8½ miles NE. of Carstairs Junc., 10,743 ac., pop. 254; P.O.; contains Dunsyre Hill, alt. 1313 ft., and the ruins of Dunsyre Castle.

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