Carronshore Social Club
|Population||3,026  (2001 census)|
|OS grid reference|
|• Edinburgh||24.0 mi (38.6 km) ESE|
|• London||347 mi (558 km) SSE|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
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.
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 bookmakers.
There are two bars in the village, 'The Vic' and the 'Carronshore Bar' as well as 'The Shore' which is a bar bistro.
The village grew as a port village during the 1700s and 1800s due to its close proximity to the river to the east of the village. The area is also very well connected historically to the mining industry and was the site of many pits and collieries until the middle of the 20th century.
- No 3 - 2001 Census Population of settlements and wards Archived June 3, 2011, at the Wayback Machine. www.falkirk.gov.uk. Retrieved 2011-04-27
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