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A village green with a swing set in the middle and a row of houses in the background
The village green at Dunmore
Population 70 (2001 census)
OS grid reference NS891893
• Edinburgh 24.8 mi (39.9 km) SE
• London 350 mi (560 km) SSE
Civil parish
  • Airth
Council area
Lieutenancy area
  • Stirling and Falkirk
Country Scotland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town FALKIRK
Postcode district FK2
Dialling code 01324
Police Central Scotland
Fire Central Scotland
Ambulance Scottish
EU Parliament Scotland
UK Parliament
  • Falkirk
Scottish Parliament
  • Falkirk East
List of places
Coordinates: 56°05′02″N 3°46′52″W / 56.084°N 3.781°W / 56.084; -3.781

Dunmore is a small village in the Falkirk council area of Scotland. It lies 6.5 miles (10.5 km) south east of Stirling and 5.5 miles (8.9 km) north of Falkirk. The village lies along the A905 road between Throsk and Airth on the banks of the River Forth.

The population of Dunmore was recorded as 70 in the United Kingdom Census 2001, and as 79 in the census of 1991.

Formerly known as Elphinstone Pans, the settlement was entirely remodelled as a planned village in the 1840s by the local landowner, the Countess of Dunmore. Dunmore is a conservation area.


The Dunmore Pineapple, an 18th-century folly owned by the National Trust for Scotland, lies south of Dunmore, on the estate of the now-derelict Dunmore House.

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