Fruin  Dunbartonshire


In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Fruin like this:

Fruin Water, W. Dumbartonshire; rises 2 miles NE. of head of Gare Loch, and flows SE. through Glen Fruin to Loch Lomond 2¼ miles NW. of Balloch pier; the bloody clan conflict of Glenfruin, between the Macgregors and the Colquhouns, was fought Feb. 1603.

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Fruin through time

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

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Fruin, in Argyll and Bute and Dunbartonshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 30th May 2024

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