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Scottish Gaelic: Caolas Neachdainn
A wintry day in the suburbs of Coalsnaughton, February 2008
Coalsnaughton is located in Clackmannanshire
 Coalsnaughton shown within Clackmannanshire
Population 848 
OS grid reference NS919956
Council area Clackmannanshire
Lieutenancy area Clackmannanshire
Country Scotland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Tillicoultry
Postcode district FK13
Dialling code 01259
Police Scottish
Fire Scottish
Ambulance Scottish
EU Parliament Scotland
UK Parliament Ochil and South Perthshire
Scottish Parliament Clackmannanshire and Dunblane
List of places

Coordinates: 56°08′30″N 3°44′23″W / 56.1417°N 3.7396°W / 56.1417; -3.7396

Coalsnaughton or Calibar (Scottish Gaelic: Caolas Neachdainn) is a village in Clackmannanshire, Scotland.[1] [2] It is just south of Tillicoultry. a small town which is based upon a slope facing down towards Tillicoultry which creates a valley between Coalsnaughton and the Ochil Hills. There are great sights from Coalsnaughton.

The war memorial is by the Scots sculptor George Henry Paulin.

It also has two shops one of which includes a post office. As well as this it has a takeaway and one of the favourite local haunts is the Burns Club-based around the great Scottish Tradition of celebrating the great life works of Robert Burns or "Rabbie Burns".

Geographically Coalsnaughton is well placed and links to the Dam Loan, Gartmorn Dam, Dollar and Fishcross by means of some fairly dangerous A roads. Coalsnaughton also boasts its own Primary School. It leads onto to Devonside by the Crankie Brae and the Glen which has recently had a number of new builds attached to the land just up from Langour which leads onto Devonside and Drummie Road and then towards Sterling Mills, formerly Samuel Jones Paper Mill, and then into Moss Road in Tillicoultry.

Home of Coalsnaughton Gala Day "The Cala Gala"


  1. ^ Ordnance Survey: Landranger map sheet 58 Perth & Alloa (Auchterarder) (Map). Ordnance Survey. 2014. ISBN 9780319229972. 
  2. ^ "Ordnance Survey: 1:50,000 Scale Gazetteer" (csv (download)). Ordnance Survey. 1 January 2016. Retrieved 18 February 2016.