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River Devon
River Devon
River Devon
River Devon
River Devon
James McGregor, Backhill
Andrew Sinclair, Tillicoultry
Fullarton's Gazetter of Scotland
New Statistical Account
Stobie's County Map
Ainslie's Map of Scotland
134 This river takes it rise among the hills in the parish of Blackford. It flows almost due east from its source, till it reaches the parish of Glendevon. After this it's course is more to the south, and at the village which has the appropriate name of Crook of Devon, it takes a sudden turn to the West, flows between the parishes of Fossaway and Muckart, and then enters Dollar which it crosses having here a very agreeable appearance, and is well entitled to the epithets of "Silver Devon", "Winding Devon which Burns bestowed upon it. It then passes through the parishes of Tillicoultry and Alva and at last reaches the Cambus in the parish of Alloa where it joins the Forth

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Parish of Dollar

F.E. Pratt
Capt. R.E. [Captain Royal Engineers]

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