Place:


Cardross  Dunbartonshire

 

In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Cardross like this:

Cardross.-- par. and vil. with ry. sta., on Firth of Clyde, in co. and 3½ miles NW. of Dumbarton, 8264 ac., pop. 9365; P.O.; between the vil. and Dumbarton formerly stood the old Castle of Cardross, where King Robert Bruce died, June 7,1329. A pillar-bank in the Clyde shows fixed light seen 4 miles.

Cardross through time

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

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Cardross, in Argyll and Bute and Dunbartonshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/16642

Date accessed: 27th November 2021


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