Allandale, Falkirk

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Allandale
Allandale Cottages.jpg
The row of terraced cottages in Allandale
Allandale is located in Falkirk
Allandale
Allandale
 Allandale shown within the Falkirk council area
OS grid reference NS799787
   – Edinburgh  28 mi (45 km) ESE 
   – London  347 mi (558 km) SSE 
Civil parish Falkirk
Council area Falkirk
Lieutenancy area Stirling and Falkirk
Country Scotland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Bonnybridge
Postcode district FK4
Dialling code 01324
Police Scottish
Fire Scottish
Ambulance Scottish
EU Parliament Scotland
UK Parliament Falkirk
Scottish Parliament Falkirk West
List of places
UK
Scotland

Coordinates: 55°59′13″N 3°55′26″W / 55.987°N 3.924°W / 55.987; -3.924

Allandale is a small village in the Falkirk council area of Scotland. Allandale is located 1.6 miles (2.6 km) south-west of Bonnybridge, 3.5 miles (5.6 km) north-east of Cumbernauld and 5.4 miles (8.7 km) west-southwest of Falkirk. The entire village is a row of terraced housing along a section of the B816 road from Bonnybridge to Castlecary. The village is bordered to the north by the Forth & Clyde Canal and to the south by the former LMS railway.

History[edit]

The village of Allandale was built in 1904 to house workers of a new brickworks started by J.G Stein and Co.[1] Dundas Cottages was built for management and office staff a few years later, the council built additional houses in the 1960s. See www.allandalecottages.co.uk

Sports[edit]

In 1970 football club, Steins Thistle, was founded as a team for the workers of the Steins Brickworks, named after John Stein. Despite the closure of the brickworks, the football club remains to date and currently compete in the Central Scottish Amateur Football League.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Monklands Online, www.monklands.co.uk. Retrieved 2011-04-13
  2. ^ Steins Thistle, www.steinsthistle.co.uk. Retrieved 2001-04-13

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