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Skinflats


Falkirk

Skinflats
©2016 Gazetteer for Scotland

Skinflats

A village in Falkirk Council area, situated to the east of Carronshore and north of the River Carron. It was named by Dutch engineers brought here to reclaim land in the 18th Century. They dubbed their achievement 'beautiful plains', the Dutch words being corrupted to create a name that has been described as the ugliest in Scotland.


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