Gartness

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Gartness
Gartness is located in Stirling
Gartness
Gartness
Location within the Stirling council area
OS grid referenceNS501869
Civil parish
Council area
Lieutenancy area
CountryScotland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townGlasgow
Postcode districtG63
Dialling code01360
PoliceScotland
FireScottish
AmbulanceScottish
EU ParliamentScotland
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56°03′07″N 4°24′25″W / 56.052°N 4.407°W / 56.052; -4.407Coordinates: 56°03′07″N 4°24′25″W / 56.052°N 4.407°W / 56.052; -4.407

Gartness is a hamlet in Stirling, Scotland. It is located 1.8 miles/2.9 km from Killearn and 3.1 miles/5 km from Drymen. Most pupils attend Killearn Primary School and senior pupils attend Balfron High School. The Endrick Water passes through the hamlet.

In 1572, John Napier had an estate at Gartness with his second wife, Agnes Chisholm.[2]

Etymology[edit]

The name derives from the Scottish Gaelic Gart an Easa, which means "enclosed field by the stream".

Facilities[edit]

Whilst the hamlet has no facilities, there is a gift shop located just outside the hamlet, the Wishingwell.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Gaelic Placenames F-J" (PDF). Retrieved 25 December 2014.
  2. ^ http://www.scottish-places.info/towns/townhistory814.html

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