Place:Cardross, Dunbartonshire, Scotland

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NameCardross
TypeParish, Village
Coordinates55.9755°N 4.6441°W
Located inDunbartonshire, Scotland     ( - 1975)
See alsoStrathclyde, Scotlandregional administration 1975-1996
Argyll and Bute, Scotlandunitary Council Area since 1996


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Cardross (Càrdainn Ros in Gaelic) is a large village with a population of 1,925 (2001) in Scotland, on the north side of the Firth of Clyde, situated halfway between Dumbarton and Helensburgh. Cardross is in the historic geographical county of Dunbartonshire but the modern political local authority of Argyll and Bute. Cardross is also the name of an historic parish where King Robert the Bruce once lived. The Parish area stretched from the west side of Dumbarton to Camus Eskan (near Helensburgh) and even as far as Loch Long and also included the village of Renton in the Vale of Leven.

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