Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for Craigforth

Craigforth, an estate, with a mansion, in Stirling parish, Stirlingshire. The mansion stands on the right bank of the river Forth, 2 miles WNW of the town; and, together with the estate, takes name from a bold and wooded crag. It is a seat of Geo. Fred. Wil. Callander, Esq. of ardkinglass (b. 1848; suc. 1851), who holds 601 acres in Stirlingshire, and 51,670 in Argyllshire, valued respectively at £1886 and £5626 per annum. Here lived and died the antiquary, John Callander (1710-89).

(F.H. Groome, Ordnance Gazetteer of Scotland (1882-4); © 2004 Gazetteer for Scotland)

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Feature Description: "an estate, with a mansion"   (ADL Feature Type: "land parcels")
Administrative units: Stirling ScoP       Stirlingshire ScoCnty

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