The Square, Ashfield
|Ashfield shown within the Stirling council area|
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Ashfield (Scottish Gaelic: Achadh an Uinnsinn) is a hamlet in the Registration county of Perth and the local government district of Stirling, Scotland. It lies between the Allan Water and the Stirling-Perth Railway line. It is two miles north of Dunblane, and was designated a conservation village in 1976. It was originally built to house workers at a nearby silk dyeing mill.   Prior to this a mill, Millash or Mill of Ash, existed, as did an extensive house or farm Ashfield has four residential streets (Ochillview, Alanview, The Steading and The Cottages) and also a square, named after the former prime minister William Gladstone, called Gladstone Square.
There are various annual activities based in the village hall such as a Blues festival, a Food festival and a Music festival.
- The Gazetteer for Scotland, Ashfield, http://www.geo.ed.ac.uk/scotgaz/towns/towndetails504.html
- The Gazetteer for Scotland, Ashfield, http://www.scottish-places.info/towns/townfirst504.html
- Alexander B Barty, (1944), The History of Dunblane, P248
- Canmore, Ashfield Print Works:Worker's Housing, http://canmore.rcahms.gov.uk/en/site/167284/details/ashfield+print+works+workers+housing/
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