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Craigend  Stirlingshire

 

In 1882-4, Frances Groome's Ordnance Gazetteer of Scotland described Craigend like this:

Craigend, an estate, with a mansion, in Strathblane parish, Stirlingshire, 3¼ miles N by W of Milngavie. The mansion, Craigend Castle, was built in 1812, and is a splendid edifice, standing amid fine grounds; its owner is the ex-diplomatist, the Right Hon. Sir Andrew Buchanan, G. C. B., of Dunburgh, Bart. (cr. 1878), who, torn in 1807, succeeded his father in 1860, and holds 883 acres in the shire, valued at £948 per annum.

Craigend through time

Craigend is now part of East Dunbartonshire district. Click here for graphs and data of how East Dunbartonshire has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Craigend itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Craigend, in East Dunbartonshire and Stirlingshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/22063

Date accessed: 16th October 2021


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