"Situation, Boundaries, &c. - Strathblane is situated in the northwest corner of Stirlingshire, and lies within the bounds of the commissariot of Glasgow. In ecclesiastical matters it belongs to the presbytery of Dunbarton, and synod of Glasgow and Ayr. It is bounded on the east, by the parish of Campsie; on the south, by the parishes of Baldernock and Newkirkpatrick; and on the west and north, by the parish of Killearn. It lies 10 miles north from Glasgow, 14 east by south from Dunbarton, and 20 southwest from Stirling. Its form is oblong square, 5 miles long, and 4 miles broad."
Parish of Strathblane (County of Stirling) by the Rev. Mr Gibb (Statistical Account of Scotland 1791-1799)
- The transcription of the section for Strathblane from the National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868).
- See also Edinburgh University's "Gazetteer for Scotland"
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