Dennyloanhead

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Dennyloanhead
Parting of the ways.jpg
The junction of the A803 road to Glasgow and the A872 road to Stirling at Dennyloanhead
Dennyloanhead is located in Falkirk
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Dennyloanhead shown within the Falkirk council area
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CountryScotland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townFALKIRK
Postcode districtFK4
Dialling code01324
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56°00′00″N 3°54′40″W / 56.000°N 3.911°W / 56.000; -3.911Coordinates: 56°00′00″N 3°54′40″W / 56.000°N 3.911°W / 56.000; -3.911

Dennyloanhead is a village in the Falkirk council area, Central Scotland, that is between Head of Muir and Longcroft.[1][2] Dennyloanhead had a fingerpost announcing that it is 294 miles from John o' Groats.[3] Old maps show it is 9 miles from Stirling and 5 miles from Falkirk.[4]

Its main features include the Crown Hotel and Casserta's chip shop. There is another pub called the Railway Inn.

Famous Residents[edit]

Famous people born or living in Dennyloanhead include, Alex Totten (ex-Falkirk F.C. manager).

Former residents include the eminent horticulturalist, David Smiles Jerdan FRSE (1871-1951)[5]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Ordnance Survey: Landranger map sheet 65 Falkirk & Linlithgow (Dunfermline) (Map). Ordnance Survey. 2012. ISBN 9780319229705.
  2. ^ "Ordnance Survey: 1:50,000 Scale Gazetteer" (csv (download)). www.ordnancesurvey.co.uk. Ordnance Survey. 1 January 2016. Retrieved 18 February 2016.
  3. ^ Keir, David (1921). Then and now : Dennyloanhead, Bonnybridge, Haggs, and the surrounding district, past and present : a lecture delivered at a meeting of Dennyloanhead Church Guild, held in the Muirhead Memorial Hall, on the evening of October 19, 1921 / by David Keir. Dennyloanhead: Dennyloanhead Church Guild. Retrieved 10 October 2017.
  4. ^ "OS 25 inch Map 1892-1949". zoomable map with Bing transparency overlay. National Library of Scotland. Retrieved 10 October 2017.
  5. ^ Biographical Index of Former Fellows of the Royal Society of Edinburgh 1783–2002 (PDF). The Royal Society of Edinburgh. July 2006. ISBN 0 902 198 84 X.

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