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Fankerton, Stirlingshire

Historical Description

FANKERTON, a village, in the parish of Denny, county of Stirling; containing 68 inhabitants. It lies in the north part of the parish, and on the road from Denny to Fintry, the Carron water running here in nearly a parallel direction. A part of the population is employed in the Herbertshire mill, a considerable paper manufactory, on the opposite bank of the Carron, in the parish of Dunipace.

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