Old Photograph Thatched Cottages Arnprior Scotland


Old photograph of thatched cottages in Arnprior located 12 miles West of Stirling, Scotland. The name is from the Gaelic ' earrann ' meaning a division of land. The Prior, who owned the land. Walter Comyn, the Earl of Menteith, founded Inchmahome Priory in 1238 and it is thought the name of the village could date from then. The village is next to the Flanders Moss National Nature Reserve and close to the east boundary of the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park, which includes the Lake of Menteith. The town of Arnprior in Ontario, Canada was named after the village, the ancestral home of its founder.



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