Place:Thornhill, Stirling, Scotland

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NameThornhill
TypeTown
Located inStirling, Scotland


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' is a village in the Scottish council area of Stirling. It lies 14 miles from Stirling itself, south of Callander, east of Aberfoyle and west of Doune. The village is in the parish of Norrieston, named from the much earlier village of Norrieston which lay a little to the east of Thornhill. To its south west is Flanders Moss, the largest remaining area of lowland bog in Scotland.

The village is on a traditional east/west route from Dunblane to Aberfoyle and was planned and founded at the end of the seventeenth century.

The 2001 census population for the area covered by the Thornhill and Blairdrummond Community Council is 1,109.

Thornhill has one primary school which in the session 2009-2010 had 62 pupils from the village and surrounding area.

It is believed to have the smallest Masonic Lodge in Scotland.

The Animal Planet series The Cats of Claw Hill was filmed in the village.

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