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Ashfield
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The Square, Ashfield
Population 139 
OS grid reference NN784037
Civil parish
Council area
Lieutenancy area
  • Stirling and Falkirk
Country Scotland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Dunblane
Postcode district FK15
Dialling code 01786
Police Central Scotland
Fire Central Scotland
Ambulance Scottish
EU Parliament Scotland
UK Parliament
  • Stirling
Scottish Parliament
  • Clackmannanshire and Dunblane
List of places
UK
Scotland
Coordinates: 56°12′37″N 3°57′43″W / 56.2103°N 3.9620°W / 56.2103; -3.9620

Ashfield (Scottish Gaelic: Achadh an Uinnsinn) is a hamlet in the Registration county of Perth and the local government district of Stirling, Scotland. It lies between the Allan Water and the Stirling-Perth Railway line. It is two miles north of Dunblane, and was designated a conservation village in 1976. It was originally built to house workers at a nearby silk dyeing mill. Prior to this a mill, Millash or Mill of Ash, existed, as did an extensive house or farm Ashfield has four residential streets (Ochillview, Alanview, The Steading and The Cottages) and also a square, named after the former prime minister William Gladstone, called Gladstone Square.

There are various annual activities based in the village hall such as a Blues festival, a Food festival and a Music festival.

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