Carronshore

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Carronshore
Scottish Gaelic: Bruach Charrainn
Carronshore Social Club
Carronshore Social Club
Carronshore is in the Falkirk council area in the Central Belt of the Scottish mainland.
Carronshore is in the Falkirk council area in the Central Belt of the Scottish mainland.
Carronshore
 Carronshore shown within the Falkirk council area
Population 3,026 [1] (2001 census)
OS grid reference NS893830
   – Edinburgh  24.0 mi (38.6 km) ESE 
   – London  347 mi (558 km) SSE 
Civil parish Grangemouth
Council area Falkirk
Lieutenancy area Stirling and Falkirk
Country Scotland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town FALKIRK
Postcode district FK2
Dialling code 01324
Police Scottish
Fire Scottish
Ambulance Scottish
EU Parliament Scotland
UK Parliament Falkirk
Scottish Parliament Falkirk East
Website falkirk.gov.uk
List of places
UK
Scotland

Coordinates: 56°01′41″N 3°46′39″W / 56.027960°N 3.777371°W / 56.027960; -3.777371

Carronshore is a small village in the Falkirk council area of Scotland. The village lies in the Forth Valley, 1.7 miles (2.7 km) north of the town of Falkirk and directly to the east of neighbouring village Carron.

A photograph facing west along Bothkennar Road with a sign showing the entrance to the village of Carronshore.
Entering Carronshore from Bothkennar Road

The village sits north of the River Carron. According to the 2001 census Carronshore has a population of just over 3,000 residents.[1]

The village has a Primary school located to the north east of the village. It also boosts three takeaways, 3 convenience stores, a hair salon and a William Hill bookmakers.

There are two bars in the village, 'The Vic' and the 'Carronshore Bar' as well as 'The Shore' which is a bar bistro.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b No 3 - 2001 Census Population of settlements and wards www.falkirk.gov.uk. Retrieved 2011-04-27

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