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Killearn, Stirlingshire

Killearn
County (pre 1975): Stirlingshire; Region/District (1975-1996): Central/Stirling; Unitary Authority: Stirling

Killearn is a small village of approximately 1700 people in the Stirling council area of Scotland. The village is located approximately 15 miles north of Glasgow, and 7 miles from Loch Lomond. The Glengoyne whisky distillery and Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park are situated just outside the village.

Killearn was the birthplace of the historian and humanist scholar George Buchanan (1506–1582). Buchanan belonged to the Monarchomach movement, which advocated of a form of popular sovereignty. Born at The Moss, Killearn, a monument, (Obelisk), at the centre of the village is dedicated to Buchanan.

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Current weather

Loch Lomond

Scattered clouds
  • Scattered clouds
  • Temperature: -6 °C
  • Wind: East-Northeast, 2.3 mph
  • Pressure: 988 hPa
  • Rel. Humidity: 93 %
  • Visibility: 6.2 mi
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