- GONOCHAN, a hamlet, in the parish of Fintry, county of Stirling, ½ a mile (E. by S.) from Fintry; containing 44 inhabitants. It is situated on a burn of the same name, and on the high road from Fintry to Campsie: the burn is a tributary to the river Endrick, and both have their source in the parish. In the hamlet is the parochial school, with the dwelling of the master, the latter a neat building, erected by himself.
A Topographical dictionary of Scotland. Samuel Lewis. 1856.
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Fintry — FINTRY, a parish, in the county of Stirling, 17 miles (N.) from Glasgow; containing, with the villages of Gonochan and Newtown, and the Clachan, 884 inhabitants. This parish is said to have derived its name from Gaelic terms signifying Fair… … A Topographical dictionary of Scotland