Dunmore, Stirlingshire

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Gaelic: An Dùn Mòr
Dunmore village, Scotland.jpg
The village green at Dunmore
Grid reference: NS891893
Location: 56°5’2"N, 3°46’52"W
Population: 70  (2001)
Post town: Falkirk
Postcode: FK2
Dialling code: 01324
Local Government
Council: Falkirk
Website: dunmorevillage.co.uk

Dunmore is a small village in the parish of Airth, Stirlingshire. It lies 6½ miles south-east of the county town, Stirling and 5½ miles north of Falkirk. The village lies along the A905 road between Throsk and Airth on the banks of the River Forth.

The population of Dunmore was recorded as 70 in the United Kingdom Census 2001, down from 79 in the census of 1991.[1]

Formerly known as Elphinstone Pans, the settlement was entirely remodelled as a planned village in the 1840s by the local landowner, the Countess of Dunmore.[2] Dunmore is a conservation area.


The Dunmore Pineapple, an 18th-century folly owned by the National Trust for Scotland, lies south of Dunmore, on the estate of the now-derelict Dunmore House.

Notable People

  • Dr L. W. Hinxman FRSE (1855-1936) a geologist and son of the local minister, Rev Charles Hinxman, was born and raised in Dunmore.[3]


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