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Clackmannan and the Ochils

an illustrated architectural guide

by Adam Swan

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Published by Rutland Press in Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Clackmannanshire (Scotland),
  • Scotland,
  • Clackmannanshire
    • Subjects:
    • Architecture -- Scotland -- Clackmannanshire -- Guidebooks.,
    • Clackmannanshire (Scotland) -- Guidebooks.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementAdam Swan.
      GenreGuidebooks.
      SeriesArchitectural guides to Scotland ;, 6
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsNA980.C53 83 2001
      The Physical Object
      Pagination152 p. :
      Number of Pages152
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3532786M
      ISBN 101873190530
      LC Control Number2001431267

      Between the Ochils and the Forth ecclesiastical history—John Row and Thomas Gillespie—Sasramtntal occasions at Carnock—Roadfrom Carnock to Clackmannan and Alloa. Here it is said that his celebrated ' Institutes of the Law of Scotland,' long a text-book for students of Scots law, were compiled. His son, Dr Erskine, minister of the. Tour Clackmannanshire. Castle Campbell Hotel, 11 Bridge Street, Dollar FK14 7DE, the best deal, compare prices and read what other travelers have to say at TripAdvisor.. Broomhall Castle Hotel, Broomhall Castle is a family owned hotel with ten good quality en suite rooms having exposed stone walls and king sized or larger beds. We have two rooms with super king four poster beds.

      A FLASH of sparkling blue by this path edge in the Ochils that floats and swirls on fluttering wings, always seeming to be about to settle upon a flower, before zooming up into the air again. It is a common blue butterfly and I stalk it carefully with camera in hand hoping to snatch a : Keith Broomfield. CFSS was founded in after attempting to revive the Alloa Society of Natural Science and Archaeology established in The society's aims are "to promote interest in the environment and heritage of the local area" and we have some members.

      In the book RLS has the pair following the roads below the Ochils (or the Hillfoots) all the way to Limekilns: From Stirling Bridge go past the Wallace Monument and follow the Core Paths below the Ochils to Tillicoulty. Then down to the Gartmorn Dam, Clackmannan, the . Fife and Stirling are areas with a great deal to offer the walker. From hill ascents in the spacious Ochils, or coastal walking through the picturesque East Neuk villages, to rambles around historic centres such as St Andrews or Stirling itself, there is something for everyone here.


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Coal and silver mines and the largest surviving tannery in Scotland coexist with the finest tower houses in Scotland - Clackmannan, Castle Campbell and Sauchie. Clackmannanshire emerged from the last reorganisation of local government in Scotland as by far the smallest smallest and least populous local authority area in the country.

But while many have heard of Clackmannanshire, rather fewer have been to the town it took its name from, Clackmannan. Clackmannan is a puzzling place. The first puzzle is finding it at all. Tillicoultry (/ ˌ t ɪ l i ˈ k uː t r i / TIL-ee-KOO-tree; Scottish Gaelic: Tulach Cultraidh, perhaps from older Gaelic Tullich-cul-tir, or "the mount/hill at the back of the country") is a town in Clackmannanshire, oultry is usually referred to as Tilly by the locals.

One of the Hillfoots Villages on the A91, which runs from Stirling to St. Andrews, Tillicoultry is situated Country: Scotland. Clackmannan and Ochils - An Illustrated Architectural Guide - Adam Swan - Scottish Academic Press, Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland - ISBN 6 -1st Edition - Printed by Lindsay &Edinburgh.

Old Clackmannanshire - by A.I.R. Drummond. Everything in Clackmannanshire is dominated by the superb Ochil Hills or the River Forth. Starting in Clackmannan, the historic country town, thence to Alloa, one of Britain's first industrial towns, this guide traces the River Devon from the Forth at Cambus, through each of the Hillfoots villages, to its source in magical Glendevon.

An illustrated architectural guide to Clackmannan and the Ochils with its rich heritage of early woollen mills and mill villages. Coal and silver mines and the largest surviving tannery in Scotland coexist with the finest tower houses in Scotland - Clackmannan, Castle Campbell and Edition: New Edition.

Alva & the Ochils from the banks of the River Devon Return to: Clackmannan & Stirlingshire or Gallery. Also in: Clackmannan & Stirlingshire I thought I would try from the banks of the River Devon that borders my home town & found this lovely spot on the banks just below Greenhead Farm, with its many prize winning highland cattle.

alangrayimages,scottish landscape,wallace monument,edinburgh,stirling,photographer, Alva,Clackmannanshire,Loch,lochs,Trossachs. Alva (Scottish Gaelic: Allamhagh Beag, meaning little plain of the rock) is a small town in Clackmannanshire, set in the Central Lowlands of is one of a number of towns situated immediately to the south of the Ochil Hills, collectively referred to as the Hillfoots Villages or simply The is located between Tillicoultry and y: Scotland.

Iron-ore (haematite), copper, silver, lead, cobalt and arsenic have all been discovered in small quantity in the Ochils, between Alva and Dollar. Ironstone—found either in beds, or in oblate balls embedded in slaty clay, and yielded from 25 to 30% of iron—is mined for the Devon iron-works, near Clackmannan.

Coal has been mined for a long. I've scanned in the bits about Tullibody in this book on this site - the Book of the Bazaar - Tullibody Clackmannan and the Ochils - An illustrated architectural guide - Adam Swan - Scottish Academic Press - 33 Montgomery Street - Edinburgh EH7 5JX - () ISBN 6.

A more recent book which may be of interest is Adam Swan's "Clackmannan and the Ochils" published in as part of the RIAS series of architectural guides to Scotland. The book is well illustrated with hundreds of photographs and contains short descriptions and historical notes on many places.

Web sites of local interest are. This banner text can have markup. web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigation. Clackmannan and the Ochils from Gartary December Snow clad Clackmannanshire scene with blue skies unusual combination. The IMAGE size is 28 X cms on media X Trampling over the green hills of home.

A phallic-shaped standing stone in Clackmannan village commemorates A. Haldane of the famous Ochils family gave us the definitive book on the. » Book Reviews:– Mining from Kirkintilloch to Clackmannan and Stirling to Slammanan – Hutton; Reminiscences of Dollar and Tillicoultry – and other districts adjoining the Ochils – Gibson; Clackmannan and the Ochils: an illustrated architectural guide – Swan.Alloa and its environs.

A descriptive and historical guide. James LOTHIAN (Publisher.) Preview this book Burgh burial-ground castle CASTLE CAMPBELL celebrated century chiefly Clackmannanshire congregation Countess of Mar county of Clackmannan Crawfurd Tait daughter David Demyat Devon died district Dollar Earl of Mar Earl of Menteith.Reminiscences of Dollar, Tillicoultry and other Districts adjoining the Ochils by William Gibson ().