Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for Dalmuir

Dalmuir, a burn and a village in Old Kilpatrick parish, Dumbartonshire. The burn rises among the Kilpatrick Hills in Cochno and other head-streams, collecting which in the north-eastern vicinity of Duntocher it thence runs 2¼ miles south-westward to the Clyde. The village stands on the burn, 3 furlongs above its mouth, and 13/8 mile SE of Kilpatrick village, with a station on the Dumbarton section of the North British, 9¾ miles NW by W of Glasgow, under which it has a post office. Near it are chemical works and the huge Clydebank shipbuilding yard and engineering works, which cover 30 acres, and employ 2000 men.

(F.H. Groome, Ordnance Gazetteer of Scotland (1882-4); © 2004 Gazetteer for Scotland)

Linked entities:
Feature Description: "a burn and a village"   (ADL Feature Type: "streams")
Administrative units: Old Kilpatrick ScoP       Dunbartonshire ScoCnty
Place: Dalmuir

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