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Coalyland, Clackmannanshire

Historical Description

COALYLAND, a village, in the parish of ALLOA, county of CLACKMANNAN, 2 miles (N by W.) from Alloa; containing 234 inhabitants. It is situated a little south of the road between Aberdonie and Menstry, and derives its name from being the seat of an extensive colliery. The river Devon flows on the north of the village,

Transcribed from A Topographical Dictionary of Scotland, 1851 by Samuel Lewis