Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for Denovan

Denovan, a village, a calico-printing establishment, and an estate in Dunipace parish, Stirlingshire. The village stands near Carron Water, ¾ mile ENE of Denny, and has charming environs. The calico-printing establishment is on the Carron, adjacent to the village; was commenced in the year 1800; and employs a large number of persons, many of whom reside in Denny. The estate comprises about one-fourth of the parish, and belongs to Forbes of Callendar.

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

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Feature Description: "a village, a calico-printing establishment, and an estate"   (ADL Feature Type: "populated places")
Administrative units: Dunipace ScoP       Stirlingshire ScoCnty
Place: Denovan

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