Plean  Stirlingshire


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

Plean, a village and a quoad sacra parish in St Ninians parish, Stirlingshire. The village, lying 3 miles SSE of Bannockburn, has a post office under Stirling, a public school, and an asylum or hospital for 30 old men, founded by Col. Francis Simpson, who died in 1831. Plean House is in the western vicinity of the village. The quoad sacra parish, constituted in 1878, is in the presbytery of Stirling and the synod of Perth and Stirling; the living is worth £289. Pop. (1881) of village, 369; of q. s. parish, 1037.—Ord. Sur., sh. 39, 1869.

Plean through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 01st December 2021

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