List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
CLACKMANNAN POW Clackmannan Pow Andrew Jamieson Esqr.
James Moir Esqr.
Mr. S. N. Morrison
139.12 This name is applied to a few chains length of the Black Devon prior to its confluence with the River Forth, the boundary between the parishes of Alloa and Clackmannan passing through it, on the Clackmannan side there is a small stone pier for the shipment of Coals.
BLACK DEVON Black Devon Andrew Jamieson Esqr.
James Moir Esqr.
Mr. S. N. Morrison
139 A large stream which rises in the parish of Saline Fifeshire, and after a long course falls into the River Forth.
“The Black Devon or South Devon, which forms part of the boundary of this parish to the eastward, has its source among the Saline Hills in the County of Fife. It flows westward, in a direction nearly parallel to the North Devon and falls into the Firth of Forth opposite Clackmannan. In dry seasons, it is a small stream, most of its waters being then collected in dams or reservoirs.”
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