Gourock, Inverclyde

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Gourock is a town in Inverclyde

Location and coordinates are for the approximate centre of Gourock within this administrative area. Geographic features and populated places may cross administrative borders.

Gourock in historic gazetteers

Gazetteer of the British Isles (Edinburgh: Bartholomew, 1887). John Bartholomew

Gourock, town and quoad sacra par., Inverkip par., Renfrewshire, on S. shore of Firth of Clyde, 2 miles below Greenock (with which it has communication by tramway) -- q.s. par. (partly also in Greenock West par.), pop. 4296; town, pop. 3336; P.O., T.O., 1 Bank. Gourock commands fine views of the Clyde, and is a watering-place and yachting station. It consists of two parts -- Gourock proper, on Gourock Bay, and Ashton, on West Bay. Gourock Bay affords good anchorage for yachts, and has a pier for steamers; West Bay is a capital bathing ground. The Gamble Institute (1876) contains a public library, baths, &c. In vicinity are the seats of Gourock Castle and Gourock House. Of the old castle, held by the Douglases until their forfeiture in 1445, there are no remainns.

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