Place:


Balmaha  Stirlingshire

 

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

Balmaha, a hamlet in Buchanan parish, Stirlingshire, on the eastern shore and near the foot of Loch Lomond, just opposite Inchcailloch isle, and 4 miles NW of Drymen. It has a pier, where the steamers call, and near which are the chemical works of Turnbull & Co., yearly consuming some 700 tons of small wood in the making of pyroligneous acids and dye-stuffs.

Balmaha through time

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

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/21932

Date accessed: 19th September 2019


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